The MFWire
Manage Email Alerts | Sponsorships | About MFWire | Who We Are

Subscribe to MFWire.com's News Alerts [click]

Rating:The Fundster 401k Roundup, August 9-30 Not Rated 0.0 Email Routing List Email & Route  Print Print
Friday, August 30, 2019

The Fundster 401k Roundup, August 9-30

Reported by Neil Anderson, Managing Editor

DC I-O Dispatches

Class-action lawyers filed a $300-million lawsuit against a jumbo 401(k) plan sponsor over the performance of the target date funds (collective trusts, not mutual funds) in the plan. One of the plaintiff's attorneys explained how the lawsuit came about.

On July 31, after more than three decades in the industry, a top executive retired from a $17-billion-AUM asset manager specializing in stable value.

A DC SVP recently left Pimco after two years with the bond fund giant.

Nine years in, a DC I-O VP recently left American Century.

A big open architecture recordkeeper will add Russell Investments' PRAs as the first offering on a platform thanks to a new tech connection.

George Philip Waldeck, Jr.
Prudential Retirement

RKer Reports

On December 1, Prudential Retirement's chief will pass the reins while rising to lead Prudential Financial's Workplace Solutions Group (which includes both retirement and group insurance).

On September 9, a new chief product officer will join Empower Retirement.

401kWire talked to Nationwide's new retirement plan chief, who also recently picked his new distribution chief.

Ladenburg Thalmann, an independent broker-dealer network with more than 4,000 FAs, teamed up with an open-architecture recordkeeper for a bundled 401(k) product.

TPA Talk

On August 9, Ascensus' FuturePlan arm acquired again near Phoenix.

Aggregator Accounts

A benchmarking firm launched a dashboard for 401(k) plan advisors (KPAs), and a KPA-focused RIA/OSJ signed on as the debut client.

Government Gossip

On Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump made his next DoL chief pick official by announcing his intent to nominate.

Advisor Updates

Last week, four KPAs and two retirement-focused fintech entrepreneurs won the first ever DC Genie Awards, from 401kTV.

Other Items

On August 19, a new retirement chief joined one of the wirehouses.

As always, this edition of MFWire's Fundster 401k Roundup column is powered by our DC-focused sister publication, 401kWire. 

Stay ahead of the news ... Sign up for our email alerts now

 Do You Recommend This Story?

Return to Top
 News Archives
2023: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2022: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2021: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2020: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2019: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2018: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2017: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2016: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2015: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2014: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2013: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2012: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2011: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2010: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2009: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2008: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2007: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2006: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2005: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2004: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2003: Q4Q3Q2Q1
2002: Q4Q3Q2Q1
 Subscribe via RSS:
Add to My Yahoo!
follow us in feedly

  1. WE Pacific NW - Year-End Holiday Social and Chapter Leadership Drive, December 5
  2. WE South - A Deep Dive Into the Offshore Ecosystem, December 6
  3. MFDF webinar - Unique Oversight Considerations For ETFs, December 6
  4. Stradley Ronon's Financial Services Regulatory Workshop, December 6
  5. MMI webinar - From an Idea to a Movement: Choosing Self-Confidence + Finding Our Strengths, December 7
  6. SEC Investor Advisory Committee Meeting, December 7
  7. MMI webinar - Make Your Money Work For You, December 12
  8. MFDF In Focus: Impacts of SCOTUS Affirmative Action Decision on Fund Boards and Industry Diversity Efforts, December 12
  9. P&I Best Places to Work In Money Management - The Future of Asset Management, December 12
  10. MFDF webinar - Investment Valuation and Governance: Deloitte's 21st Annual Fair Valuation Pricing Survey, December 13
  11. MFDF Director Discussion Series - Open Forum via Zoom, December 14
  12. MFDF 2024 Directors' Institute, January 22 - 24, 2024
  13. 2024 ICI Innovate, February 6 - 8, 2024
  14. The Advyzon Conference, February 20 - 22, 2024
  15. Raymond James 2024 Annual Shareholders Meeting, February 22, 2024
  16. MFDF 2024 Fund Governance & Regulatory Insights Conference, March 7 - 8, 2024
  17. Nicsa 2024 Strategic Leadership Forum, March 13 - 15, 2024
  18. 2024 MMI Summit, March 13 - 14, 2024
  19. Women In ETFs 10-Year Anniversary Celebration, March 14, 2024
  20. Wealth Management Edge 2024, May 13 - 16, 2024
  21. MFDF Conference of Fund Leaders Forum, June 5, 2024
  22. MFDF Director Discussion Series - Open Forum (Philadelphia), June 20, 2024
  23. Morningstar Investment Conference Conference 2024, June 26 - 27, 2024
  24. 2024 MMI Annual Conference, October 15 - 17, 2024

©All rights reserved to InvestmentWires, Inc. 1997-2023
14 Wall Street | 20th Floor | New York, NY 10005 | P: 212-331-8968 | F: 212-331-8998
Privacy Policy :: Terms of Use