Global

Hawaii Employees preps searches for global, U.S. fixed-income managers

Hawaii Employees' Retirement System plans to issue requests for information as early as April for its first global intermediate fixed-income manager and for a U.S. intermediate fixed-income manager.

March 16, 2017 | 01:15 pm

CalPERS wants more information on ESG strategies for global equity portfolio

CalPERS issued an RFI seeking money managers to submit proposals for ESG-related investment strategies for the $311.7 billion pension fund's global equity asset class.

February 27, 2017 | 03:42 pm

St. Louis Public School Retirement System prepares for asset allocation overhaul

St. Louis Public School Retirement System's investment committee approved 2017 searches for global multisector fixed-income, private debt and private equity managers.

February 21, 2017 | 03:18 pm

Illinois Teachers assigns $620 million to 7 managers

Illinois Teachers Retirement System committed or invested a total of $620 million to seven managers from the $46 billion defined benefit plan.

February 17, 2017 | 04:25 pm

San Jose Federated selects Artisan Partners for global growth equity

The $2 billion San Jose Federated City Employees’ Retirement System hires Artisan Partners Asset Management to run up to $50 million in global equity.

February 17, 2017 | 03:55 pm

MSCI taps global head of real estate applied research

Will Robson has been named global head of real estate applied research at MSCI.

February 16, 2017 | 11:37 am

Plymouth County Retirement seeks private infrastructure manager

Plymouth County (Mass.) Retirement Association is searching for a manager to run between $15 million and $30 million in a global core or non-core private market infrastructure strategy.

February 08, 2017 | 01:19 pm
DuPont to contribute $325 million to DB plans in 2017

DuPont to contribute $325 million to DB plans in 2017

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. expects to contribute $230 million to its main U.S. defined benefit plan in 2017, the company says.

February 03, 2017 | 04:22 pm

Texas Permanent commits to real estate fund, rehires BNY Mellon as custodian

Texas Permanent School Fund has committed $75 million to Exeter Industrial Value Fund IV, a real estate fund managed by Exeter Property Group that will invest in U.S. industrial distribution...

February 03, 2017 | 12:25 pm

New Mexico Public Employees scouting for global low-volatility equity mangers

New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association is searching for one or more global low-volatility equity managers to run a $100 million to $250 million portfolio.

February 02, 2017 | 04:31 pm

Kern County considering enhanced, factor-based index managers

Kern County Employees' Retirement Association is considering searching for enhanced index managers, and factor-based index managers.

February 02, 2017 | 11:55 am
Small funds driving private infrastructure investing in Canada

Small funds driving private infrastructure investing in Canada

Canada's small infrastructure funds are happily snapping up the scraps left by the market's biggest players.

January 30, 2017 | 10:16 am
Orange County Employees eliminates 14% absolute-return allocation

Orange County Employees eliminates 14% absolute-return allocation

Orange County Employees Retirement System has adopted a new asset allocation that eliminates the 14% absolute-return allocation and decreases credit by 1 percentage point to 13%.

January 26, 2017 | 04:30 pm
World's biggest wealth fund sits out liquidity trap others fear

World's biggest wealth fund sits out liquidity trap others fear

The $890 billion Government Pension Fund Global, which invests Norway's oil wealth in foreign stocks, bonds and real estate, can afford to wait longer than you can.

January 26, 2017 | 08:38 am
Norway Government Pension Fund Global takes Raytheon off exclusion list

Norway Government Pension Fund Global takes Raytheon off exclusion list

Norway's Government Pension Fund Global has decided to include Raytheon Co. in its equity and fixed-income portfolios again.

January 25, 2017 | 12:30 pm