Public pensions

Oklahoma Public Employees tweaks equity allocations, lowers assumed rate of return

Oklahoma Public Employees tweaks equity allocations, lowers assumed rate of return

Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System tweaks its target asset allocation and lowered its assumed rate of return.

April 27, 2017 | 03:16 pm

Pennsylvania State Employees slates $300 million, reduces assumed rate of return

Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System approved three alternative commitments totaling up to $300 million.

April 27, 2017 | 03:11 pm

Rhode Island picks 3 systematic trend-following managers

Rhode Island State Investment Commission hires three systematic trend-following managers for the $7.8 billion Rhode Island Employees' Retirement System.

April 27, 2017 | 12:44 pm

Watertown Contributory looking for global fixed-income manager

Watertown Contributory Retirement System is searching for an active global fixed-income manager to run $4 million to $5 million.

April 27, 2017 | 12:19 pm

Ohio Police & Fire rounds up 3 to manage up to $155 million

Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund approved three new commitments totaling up to $155 million.

April 27, 2017 | 12:06 pm

New York State Common commits $875 million

New York State Common Retirement Fund committed a total of $875 million in March, according to a monthly transaction report.

April 27, 2017 | 12:02 pm

Los Angeles Fire & Police pledges $91 million to 5 managers

Los Angeles Fire & Police Pension System commits $91 million to five private equity funds.

April 26, 2017 | 04:05 pm

Weymouth Contribution Retirement seeks global bond manager

Weymouth (Mass.) Contributory Retirement System is searching for an active global fixed-income manager to run between $4 million and $5 million for the plan.

April 26, 2017 | 02:41 pm

Chicago Municipal Employees invests $100 million with 2 hedge fund managers

Chicago Municipal Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund made direct hedge fund investments of $50 million each with Neuberger Berman and Parametric Portfolio...

April 26, 2017 | 03:24 pm

Newham Pension Fund signs Robeco for global high-yield bonds

Newham Pension Fund, London, hires Robeco Institutional Asset Management to manage a £60 million ($75 million) global high-yield bond allocation.

April 26, 2017 | 02:03 pm

Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge Employees commits $8 million to private equity

Baton Rouge (La.) & Parish of East Baton Rouge Employees’ Retirement System commits $8 million to Fort Washington Private Equity Investors IX, a fund of funds.

April 26, 2017 | 02:00 pm
Jacksonville City Council OKs bill to close pension funds

Jacksonville City Council OKs bill to close pension funds

The Jacksonville City Council unanimously approves a bill closing the $2 billion Jacksonville (Fla.) City Retirement System and $1.8 billion Jacksonville Fire & Police Pension Fund.

April 26, 2017 | 12:32 pm
Pennsylvania governor, treasurer call on state pension plans to cut costs

Pennsylvania governor, treasurer call on state pension plans to cut costs

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and state Treasurer Joe Torsella want the state pension plans to reduce investment costs by moving more toward passive investing.

April 26, 2017 | 12:29 pm

Hollywood (Fla.) police plan hires 3 for large-cap growth equities

Hollywood (Fla.) Police Officers' Retirement System hires ClariVest Asset Management, RhumbLine Advisers and Sawgrass Asset Management to run a total of $38 million...

April 25, 2017 | 12:27 pm

LACERS slates $65 million for energy, private equity funds

Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System commits up to $65 million to two private equity funds.

April 25, 2017 | 03:10 pm