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Firm Announcements and News Stories Featuring NISA

June 9, 2023

NISA Recognized for Growth in Canadian Market

The Canadian Investment Review named NISA the “fastest money manager climber — percentage” in their May 16, 2023 publication. “NISA has been managing fixed income assets and developing customized investment solutions for the Canadian pension fund industry since 2012,” said David G. Eichhorn, CFA, NISA’s CEO and Head of Investment Strategies. “We look forward to continuing our specialized work on…

March 28, 2023

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BCG Spotlight Series

In a recent Q&A with BCG Pension Risk Consultants | BCG Penbridge, NISA’s David Eichhorn, CEO and Head of Investment Strategies, shares key considerations in determining if hibernating a portfolio or executing a pension risk transfer is the better choice for plan sponsors and their participants.

February 27, 2023

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NISA Named 2022 Greenwich Quality Leader in U.S. Institutional Investment Management Service

NISA was recently recognized as a Greenwich Quality Leader for U.S. Institutional Investment Management Service for the ninth year in a row. The award recognizes asset managers that distinguish themselves from competitors by “delivering superior levels of client service that help institutional investors achieve their investment goals and objectives.” NISA Managing Director, Client Services, Cheryl Hanson comments, “This award is…

February 24, 2023

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NISA’s Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) Assessment Captures Media Attention

Assessment of Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) providers’ creditworthiness is critical, yet considerably more difficult given developments in the PRT market and the opaqueness and financial engineering often involved. To aid fiduciaries choosing an insurer as part of a PRT transaction, NISA developed an additional tool that uses spreads on insurer FABN issuance to estimate the composite view from market participants…

November 8, 2022

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NISA and HFR Enter into an Agreement Allowing NISA to Deliver an Exclusive, Proprietary Approach to Risk Parity

NISA Investment Advisors, LLC, an industry leading asset manager of customized strategies for world-leading organizations, has signed a license agreement with HFR, a global leader in indexing and analysis, enabling NISA to deliver an innovative risk parity investment solution. NISA’s proprietary approach will utilize HFR data to identify a centroid of risk parity exposures allowing NISA to design and implement…

October 27, 2022

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NISA on Bloomberg Intelligence Podcast

Ranked by Pensions & Investments as the largest LDI manager in the U.S. for 2021,1 NISA offers their perspective on key structural differences between the U.S. and U.K. LDI markets. David Eichhorn, NISA CEO and Head of Investment Strategies, was recently a guest of Ira Jersey’s on Bloomberg Intelligence’s Macro Matters podcast about LDI. An excerpt from the Bloomberg podcast…

March 9, 2022

NISA Recognized by Greenwich for Quality Leadership

For the eighth straight year, NISA has been recognized as a 2021 Greenwich Quality Leader for U.S. Institutional Investment Management Service. Coalition Greenwich describes asset managers on the list as those that have “distinguished themselves from competitors by delivering superior levels of client service that help institutional investors achieve their investment goals and objectives.” This particular recognition means the most…

December 2, 2021

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12/2021 Organizational Update

I am pleased to announce effective January 1, 2022, Stephen Douglass, Senior Economic Strategist, will join NISA’s Investment Committee. Stephen has frequently presented to the Investment Committee, and we welcome his insights and analysis as a voting member of the Committee. Jess Yawitz will relinquish his role on the Investment Committee on December 31, 2021 when he also steps down…

July 28, 2021

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08/2021 Organizational Update

I think it is fair to say we have been very deliberate with respect to the transition of our senior team over the years, and we have taken great pride regarding its seamlessness and transparency. In addition to serving each member of our executive team’s professional goals, I believe this approach has served our clients and employees well. With that…

February 10, 2021

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St. Louis Business Journal Q&A with David Eichhorn

NISA is pleased to share a recent Q&A David Eichhorn, CEO and Head of Investment Strategies, had with the St. Louis Business Journal. Please click here to read the interview.

February 10, 2021

St. Louis Business Journal 2021 Rankings

We are humbled to be recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal as the largest St. Louis-based financial asset manager. Please click here to view the complete list. Source: St. Louis Business Journal. Rankings were based on total value of client assets in 2019 as of December 31, 2019. The list was supplied by S&P Global market Intelligence. Article published…

March 30, 2017

Accolades and Thanks

We’re not usually in the business of patting ourselves on the back. That being said, we received the news this week that Greenwich Associates named NISA an overall Quality Leader in U.S. Institutional Investment Management Service, along with two other firms. This marks the third year in a row that NISA has been recognized in this way. This award seems…

March 8, 2016

A Blast from the LDI Past

Some things never age, apparently. We thought you might enjoy this P&I article from almost 30 years ago about the growing interest in fixed income investment strategies—and in particular about one of the young mavericks who left academia to apply his theories. You’ll see that much of the discussion from back then about interest rate volatility and liability hedging still…

February 16, 2016

NISA Named a 2016 Quality Leader by Greenwich Associates — Thanks!

Last week we received the good news that Greenwich Associates named NISA one of two Quality Leaders in the 2015 US Institutional Investment Management Service category. Over 1300 individuals at institutional investors participated in the survey evaluating their managers. This is the second year NISA received the award which was created in 2014. It is an honor to receive this…