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November 25, 2015

Russell Investments expands implementation team in Asia-Pacific

After a record 40% growth in assets traded for clients in the Asia-Pacific region in 2014, Russell Investments’ implementation services team has expanded with the addition of two new portfolio manager roles in Sydney and Tokyo.

October 8, 2015

LSEG announces proposed sale of Russell Investments to TA Associates and Reverence Capital Partners
London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) announced on October 8, 2015 it has entered into an agreement to sell the investment management and solutions business of Russell Investments to TA Associates, one of the world’s oldest and most experienced global growth-oriented private equity firms. Reverence Capital Partners (Reverence Capital), an investment firm with broad asset management experience, has partnered with TA Associates and will be a significant minority investor.

October 1, 2015

Russell Investments strategists’ outlook: Uncertainties around China and prospect of Fed tightening create an inflection point, not turning point, for global market outlook
Continue high conviction overweight to eurozone; modest underweight to U.S. equities. China experiencing a meaningful deceleration but ultimately a soft landing

September 24, 2015

Russell Investments boosts consultant relations team
Team fortifies commitment to consultant relationships and enhancing awareness of Russell Investments’ asset management and implementation capabilities

September 22, 2015

Russell Investments' online game – What kind of advisor are you? – challenges advisors to evaluate approach
Interactive online quiz helps financial advisors navigate real-life investment and business scenarios to learn more about their decision-making styles and access resources to help address key practice management challenges.

August 6, 2015

Russell Investments' recently launched RFX Network successfully matches first buy-side trades at the WM/Reuters London 4 p.m. fix
New end-to-end foreign exchange (FX) trading solution offers superior netting for institutional investors to match buy-side interest at midrate.

August 4, 2015

Russell Investments' advisor survey finds more conversation needed on best practices for tax-aware portfolios
Clients' tax burdens have risen, yet advisors are missing opportunities to make tax management part of core value offering.

June 30, 2015

Russell Investments Strategists’ Outlook: Fed rate hike and Greek bailout dominate mid-year 2015 update
Russell Investments' global team of investment strategists today released the 2015 Global Outlook – Q3 Update report today, which highlights the most recent economic insights and market expectations from the firm's global team of investment strategists.

June 1, 2015

Russell Investments expands tax-managed fund offerings and enhances strategic asset allocation in tax-managed model portfolios designed to help investors achieve higher after-tax returns
New Russell Tax-Managed International Equity Fund and Russell Tax Exempt High Yield Bond Fund join Russell Tax-Managed Model Strategies, boosting each model’s allocation to tax-aware funds to greater than 90%.

May 4, 2015

Russell Investments launches new fund for investors seeking yield-oriented investment strategies
Russell Multi-Strategy Income Fund uses multi-asset approach to balance yield and total return objectives to help meet investors' current and future income needs.

April 7, 2015

Novel How would Russell do it? gamification experience to appeal to institutional investor decision-makers
Interactive online quiz offers institutional investors a lighthearted opportunity to learn about their decision-making tendencies, including superpowers, opportunities and risks

March 31, 2015

Russell Investments Strategists’ Outlook – Q2 2015 Update
Russell Investments released its Strategists’ 2015 Global Outlook – Q2 Update report today, which highlights the most recent economic insights and market expectations from the firm’s global team of investment strategists.

March 31, 2015

New non-profit handbook provides step-by-step investment strategy guide
The Non-profit Fiduciaries’ Handbook is designed to provide practical advice, planning tools and best practice information for those designing, constructing and managing a non-profit’s investment program.

March 26, 2015

Russell Investments boosts global team of strategists informing the firm’s multi-asset portfolio management
Russell Investments has hired Paul Eitelman to serve a key role on its global team of investment strategists, whose research and views help guide the firm’s multi-asset portfolios and services for institutional and retail investors. Eitelman most recently served as vice president, senior economist at J.P. Morgan in New York.

March 25, 2015

New Mexico State Investment Council Creates Significant New Smart Beta Allocation for U.S. Equities, Utilizes Russell Smart Beta Indexes
Smart beta indexes from global index provider Russell have been selected as the basis for a significant new smart beta passive investment allocation by the New Mexico State Investment Council (NMSIC).

March 23, 2015

Questrade Wealth Management Licenses Russell Indexes for its First Suite of ETFs in Canada
Questrade Wealth Management has launched its suite of Questrade Smart ETFs™, its first ETFs to be launched in Canada, with the recent listing of six exchange traded funds on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). The six ETFs include four U.S. sector ETFs and two U.S. midcap ETFs, all based on Russell Indexes.

March 2, 2015

Biggest U.S. corporate pension plans stung by improving longevity in 2014
Widespread adoption of new mortality tables added $29 billion to combined liabilities for $20 billion club members in 2014, turning an already tough year into a significant setback, according to new Russell Investments’ research.

March 2, 2015

Russell Indexes Announces Schedule for 2015 Annual Reconstitution
Russell today announced the 2015 schedule for its annual reconstitution process, which is designed to capture and reflect global equity market shifts in the past year to ensure that investors continue to have the most accurate proxy for global markets.

February 9, 2015

Russell Investments’ Transition Management service receives “Industry Innovation Award,” expands team to meet increasing client demand
Global asset manager Russell Investments recently earned its fourth consecutive CIO Magazine Industry Innovation Award. Specifically, Russell was recognized in the asset servicing category for its continued commitment to, and success in, transition management (TM) in 2014.

February 5, 2015

London Stock Exchange Group plc (“LSEG” or the "Group") comprehensive review announcement
London Stock Exchange Group plc (“LSEG” or the "Group") announced today that it has concluded the comprehensive review of the investment management business of Russell Investments (“Russell Investment Management”), as previously announced on 26 June 2014.

February 5, 2015

ProShares Licenses New Russell 2000® Dividend Growth Index for New ETF
ProShares has selected the new Russell 2000® Dividend Growth Index as the basis for a new exchange traded fund (ETF) – the ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF (SMDV)—which launched today.

January 21, 2015

Russell Investments and Integral launch comprehensive execution service for institutional investors — designed to fix the Fix
Global asset manager Russell Investments and Integral Development Corp., a leading FX technology company, announced today the launch of Russell FX Network (RFX Network), a new end-to-end trading solution for the buy-side community for netting, execution and allocation of foreign exchange transactions.

January 14, 2015

Invesco PowerShares Licenses Russell 1000® Equal Weight Index for New ETF
Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC (“Invesco PowerShares”) has recently selected the Russell 1000® Equal Weight Index as the basis for a new exchange traded fund (ETF).

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