San Antonio Fire & Police Pension Fund lassos AQR Capital for risk parity

San Antonio Fire & Police Pension Fund hired AQR Capital Management to run $100 million in a risk-parity strategy, according to recently released minutes of the pension fund's Aug. 28 board meeting.

Bridgewater Associates, Invesco (IVZ) and Putnam Investments were also finalists.

Separately, the board committed $20 million to Rockpoint Real Estate Fund IV, an opportunistic fund managed by Rockpoint Group. Trigate Capital was also a finalist.

Also, the $2.2 billion pension fund approved commencing shortlist searches for private debt and private equity managers to run $30 million each. Additional information was not provided.

The pension fund also terminated Knight Capital Group's commission recapture strategy. Information on the size of the mandate and the reason for termination were not included in the minutes.

Matthew O'Reilly, chief investment officer, did not return a telephone call by press time.