Institutional Investor's unique ability to uncover breaking stories and tell the ‘inside story' set it apart from the competition and is why it remains such an important source of information for our discerning audience.
Throughout the year, Institutional Investor offers a host of proprietary research and rankings that serve as respected industry benchmarks, informing and influencing its carefully targeted circulation base throughout the year.
Our readers control portfolios worth hundreds of billions of dollars. Whether they're investing on behalf of pension plans, insurance companies, non-profit endowments, hedge funds or other financial institutions, they look to Institutional Investor for the advice and information they need.
In the United States Institutional Investor is read by more professional investors than Forbes, The Economist, Fortune and Pensions & Investments. In Europe it's the top monthly magazine with Private Equity Managers, and in the UK and China it's the No. 1 monthly with managers whose funds total $1 billion or more.
Engaging, in-depth coverage of specific issues or topics related to sectors in the financial industry, including:
Global Securities Services,
Pensions & Endowments,
Capital & Investing,
ETFs & Indexing,
Currency & ForEx,
Plus, Expert Commentary
Columns written by leading financial experts and industry thought leaders offer insight and analysis of how today's news, trends and industry developments are impacting institutional investors.
Leading union pension fund managers, government pension funds, non-profit institutions & educational endowments
Pension & endowment funds in the U.K., Europe & Asia
Leading mutual fund families in the U.S.
Leading European and Asian mutual funds
Major U.S., European & Asian investment advisory firms
Leading U.S., European & Asian pension fund consultants & real estate firms
Leading hedge funds and fund of funds
Sovereign Wealth Funds
Leading U.S. life/health insurance companies, and European & Asian insurance companies
Leading U.S., Latin American, European and Asian corporations
Government U.S. and international municipal bond issuers
U.S. and international financial and economic federal agencies
Sovereign and supranational issuers
Government ministries worldwide
Banks, Brokerage Houses & Exchanges
Leading U.S. and international commercial banks, savings institutions and investment banks & brokerages
Stock and commodities exchanges
Michael Peltz Michael Peltz is Editor of Institutional Investor, overseeing all editorial operations, including its magazine and digital properties. From July 2009 to July 2011, he was Executive Editor, responsible for overseeing the editorial content of Institutional Investor's Americas edition. Prior to that he was Editor of Institutional Investor's Alpha, a leading magazine dedicated to covering the hedge fund industry. During his two decades as a financial journalist, Michael has closely followed Wall Street, asset management, hedge funds and other alternative investments, derivatives and trading. A graduate of Dartmouth College, he has also worked at Worth and Bloomberg Markets magazines.
Tom Buerkle Tom Buerkle is the International Editor at Institutional Investor . He has spent more than 20 years in Europe covering finance, economics and politics for the magazine, and previously for the International Herald Tribune and Dow Jones. He writes frequently on banking, regulation and economic policymaking.
Nathan Sinclair Nathan Sinclair is Art Director of Institutional Investor and AR: Absolute Return + Alpha magazines. He has been recognized by the Society of Publication Designers, the Advertising & Design Club of Canada, and American Society of Business Publication Editors for excellence in magazine design and has previously worked on the design of Ski and Maclean's magazines. He currently lives in New York.
Thomas W. Johnson , managing editor of Institutional Investor magazine, is responsible for the editorial presentation of the company's world-renowned research and rankings, including The All-America Research Team. Previously he was editor-in-chief of Financial Planning and executive editor of On Wall Street magazines. Before that he was a reporter and editor at the New Jersey News Tribune and the Bucks County (Pa.) Courier Times. His work has been honored by the Society of Professional Journalists, the Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers Association, and the Philadelphia Press Association.
Loch Adamson Loch Adamson is the London bureau chief of Institutional Investor. She joined the magazine seven years ago and has spent the past five years based in the U.K., primarily covering the asset management industry and pan-European regulatory issues for the magazine. Prior to joining Institutional Investor, Ms. Adamson spent five years writing for Worth magazine. She is currently on academic leave until June 1, having been named the 2011 Donald W. Reynolds Nieman Fellow in Business Journalism at Harvard University.
Allen T. Cheng Allen T. Cheng Allen T. Cheng is the Asia Bureau Chief of Institutional Investor Inc., and also Editor-in-chief of IIChina.com, Institutional Investor's new online Chinese language service that caters to Chinese investors globally. Cheng has more than 24 years of journalism experience covering business, finance and politics in the U.S. and Asia. Prior to joining Institutional Investor, he was Bloomberg News' China political correspondent based in Beijing. Over the course of his career, he has worked for several Fortune 500 media companies, including Gannett Co, publisher of USA Today, and Time Warner Inc. He is the co-author of a major magazine package on global sovereign wealth funds, which won first place for magazine investigative journalism in the 2009 U.S. Society of Professional Journalists Deadline Club Awards.
Barry J. Whyte Barry J Whyte is the web team leader for Institutional Investor . Before coming to the U.S. he worked for three years as a web journalist for RTE.ie, the website of Ireland's national broadcaster (Ireland's version of the BBC, or NPR). After that he worked for three years for The Phoenix magazine, Ireland's foremost politics and financial investigative magazine. He came to New York to study at Columbia University School of Journalism, where he earned a master's degree and was a fellow of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism. He has written two non-fiction books. His website is www.barryjwhyte.com
Frances Denmark Frances Denmark has been a senior writer at Institutional Investor magazine since June 2007. Prior to that she managed a financial writing practice for twelve years, contributing to Institutional Investor, Alpha, Plan Sponsor Magazine, Wall Street & Technology, Bloomberg Wealth Manager and Trader Monthly. Denmark holds an M.B.A. degree from Pace University and previously worked as a training and development professional and was a clinical social worker with an M.S.W. from New York University.
Imogen Rose-Smith Imogen Rose-Smith is a staff writer with Institutional Investor, covering asset management, alternative investments and the capital markets. Between December 2005 and the summer of 2009, Imogen was a staff writer for Alpha, Institutional Investor's hedge fund publication. Prior to joining Institutional Investor she worked as an associate editor for Trader Monthly. Imogen began her journalism carrier at Money Management Letter, an Institutional Investor News publication covering the defined benefit pension industry.
Julie Segal Julie Segal is a staff writer for Institutional Investor and has been a contributor to the Magazine since 2006. She covers investment management, including institutional managers, retail mutual fund houses, wealth management, retirement, hedge funds and private equity. Before joining the magazine, Julie was an executive editor, managing editor and a writer for various publications in Institutional Investor's newsletter division. Julie founded II's first publication devoted to financial operations and technology in the mid-1990s, and also was instrumental in shaping II's online strategy. Julie lives in New Jersey.
DEPUTY ART DIRECTOR
Diana Panfil is deputy art director of Institutional Investor and AR: Absolute Return + Alpha magazines. Her work has been recognized by the Society of Publication Designers and the American Society of Business Press Editors. She has previously designed for a variety of publications including The New York Times and Psychology Today and currently resides in New York City.
SENIOR CONTRIBUTING WEB WRITERS
Rich Blake Rich Blake is a New York City-based freelance financial journalist. He was a staff writer for Institutional Investor magazine between 1999-2004 before cofounding the now defunct Trader Monthly magazine. Blake currently contributes to II magazine, Reuters HedgeWorld and ABCNews.com, among others. He recently coauthored a book, "Diary of a Hedge Fund Manager," published by John Wiley & Sons. He is also a contributor to institutionalinvestor.com's asset management coverage.
Jeffrey Kutler Jeffrey Kutler is editor-in-chief of Risk Professional magazine, the flagship publication of the Jersey City, New Jersey-based Global Association of Risk Professionals. He joined GARP in December 2008 from Institutional Investor, where he served as assistant managing editor, focusing primarily on banking and technology, from 2000 to 2005, and as U.S. editor in 2007-'08. Between those stints, Kutler was editor-in-chief of the weekly Securities Industry News. Before 2000, he worked for about 20 years for the daily newspaper American Banker and some of its affiliates, rising to the position of executive editor. He is a contributor to institutionalinvestor.com's technology and risk management coverage.
Xiang Ji Xiang Ji is a reporter at Institutional Investor magazine, covering capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and investment banks. She was at Business Week magazine in Beijing previously and holds a M.A. degree in journalism from the Missouri School of Journalism, and was a 2007 Foreign Press Association scholarship recipient. She lives in New York.
Stephen Taub Stephen Taub has been a financial/business journalist for more than 30 years. He is a senior contributing editor of Institutional Investor magazine and a contributing editor of Absolute Return-Alpha . He was previously V.P. of content for cfo.com, editor of individualinvestor.com and editor-in-chief of Financial World magazine.