Public pensions

Dallas Employees puts Aberdeen on watch, conducting shortlist consultant search

Dallas Employees' Retirement Fund put Aberdeen Asset Management on watch for performance, said recently released board meeting minutes.

May 28, 2015 | 01:25 pm

Arizona Public Safety allocates $60 million each to private equity, hedge funds

Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System made a $60 million direct investment in GSA Trend Risk Premia Fund, a hedge fund managed by GSA Capital Partners.

May 28, 2015 | 04:07 pm

Louisiana State Employees puts $50 million more with EnTrust Capital

Louisiana State Employees’ Retirement System, Baton Rouge, invested an additional $50 million in EnTrust Capital’s hedge fund-of-funds portfolio, said recently released...

May 28, 2015 | 01:20 pm
2 Canadian pension funds start renewable energy, water infrastructure firm with Santander

2 Canadian pension funds start renewable energy, water infrastructure firm with Santander

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Toronto, and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, Montreal, teamed up with Banco Santander to launch a firm to manage and invest in renewable energy and...

May 28, 2015 | 01:12 pm
Chevron shareholders support proxy-access proposal; near majority at Exxon Mobil

Chevron shareholders support proxy-access proposal; near majority at Exxon Mobil

Chevron Corp. shareholders voted 55% in support of a proxy-access proposal, while Exxon Mobil Corp. shareholders voted 49.4% in favor of a similar access proposal, according to preliminary voting...

May 27, 2015 | 03:33 pm

Vernon Hills Police Pension Fund on lookout for consultant

Vernon Hills (Ill.) Police Pension Fund is searching for an investment consultant.

May 27, 2015 | 01:11 pm

New Jersey commits nearly $1.2 billion, redeems 2 hedge funds

The New Jersey Division of Investment committed up to $1.175 billion for the $79.2 billion New Jersey Pension Fund.

May 27, 2015 | 04:14 pm

Texas County & District makes commitment to distressed debt fund

Texas County & District Retirement System committed €45 million ($52 million) to AnaCap Credit Opportunities III.

May 27, 2015 | 03:37 pm

Ohio School Employees signs Western Asset for high-yield credit energy strategy

Ohio School Employees Retirement System, Columbus, hired Western Asset Management Co. to run $50 million in a high-yield credit energy strategy.

May 27, 2015 | 03:03 pm

Kentucky Retirement Systems taps 3 for $195 million in alternatives

Kentucky Retirement Systems committed $195 million to three alternatives firms.

May 26, 2015 | 03:44 pm

Chicago Municipal Employees chooses new investment officer

Juan Lopez Jr. was named investment officer at the $5.1 billion Chicago Municipal Employees' Annuity & Benefit Fund.

May 26, 2015 | 12:05 pm

Texas Employees to look for high-yield manager

Texas Employees' Retirement System will search for a high-yield manager this summer to replace Fountain Capital Management, which managed $261 million and closed in February.

May 26, 2015 | 04:30 pm

Nashville & Davidson County makes new commitments totaling $180 million

Nashville (Tenn.) & Davidson County Metropolitan Government Employee Benefit Trust Fund made five new commitments totaling $180 million.

May 26, 2015 | 04:02 pm

Kentucky Retirement Systems issues call for executive search firm

Kentucky Retirement Systems is looking for an executive search firm to conduct a search for an executive director.

May 26, 2015 | 03:19 pm

Kansas PERS sets $75 million for TA fund, drops Guggenheim

Kansas Public Employees Retirement System committed up to $75 million to TA XII, a buyout fund managed by TA Associates

May 26, 2015 | 03:11 pm