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New law restricts investment discretion of Texas Employees' staff

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Legislature restricts staff discretion over Texas Employees Retirement System's alternative investments.
Public fund trustees facing host of difficult challenges

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The governance of U.S. public pension boards is under scrutiny — from fees to salaries to investment performance. While every system is unique, common questions must be asked.
Regulation puts U.K.-based money managers at risk of losing EU business

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Money managers without EU-based portfolio management capabilities might lose the right to service asset owners on the Continent.
Tired of too little alpha? Try going high-conviction

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At a moment when passive equity managers are gaining ground on active, Willis Towers Watson touts the joys of high-conviction stock picking.
MSCI inclusion moves China onto global investment stage

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Market participants foresee mighty oak tree growing from MSCI's China A shares acorn.
1 year in, SSGA and GE integration on smooth plane

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SSGA executives say the integration of GE Asset Management will be completed by year-end.
Contribution gap for auto-enrollment narrows, record keepers report

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Smarter plan designs help defined contribution sponsors close the auto-enrollment savings gap
Summer reading: space, sports and actuaries!

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If you're looking for summer reading, here's a sampling of what is on the lists of P&I readers.
Caledon deal gives CBRE infrastructure strength

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CBRE Global Investors bulks up on infrastructure by acquiring majority interest in Caledon Capital Management.
Infrastructure in good graces of managers again

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Interest in infrastructure is growing, thanks to investor demand and a focus on private investment in infrastructure by President Trump.
Complex portfolios spur increased use of outsourced CIOs

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Increasingly complex investment portfolios, and the lack of in-house staff, is driving institutional investor appetite for OCIO services.

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Giordano Lombardo, group CEO and chief investment officer of Pioneer Investments, will leave the money manager following the completion of the firm's acquisition by Amundi.
Illinois Teachers cuts 3 active equity managers

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Illinois Teachers terminates three equity managers.
El Paso City Employees' Pension Fund puts Lazard on watch

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El Paso City Employees put Lazard Asset Management on watch.

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South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission committed $100 million to Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund V.