Public pensions

Merced County Employees withdraws private equity commitment

Merced County (Calif.) Employees' Retirement Association withdrew a $7.5 million commitment to private equity fund Blue Road Capital, said Angelo Lamas, retirement administrator.

February 02, 2016 | 12:08 pm

Florida State Board allocates nearly $1.7 billion to 10 managers

Florida State Board of Administration committed a total of $1.67 billion to 10 managers in the fourth quarter.

February 01, 2016 | 03:36 pm

New York State Teachers renews private equity consultant, 4 managers

New York State Teachers' Retirement System, Albany, renewed its contract with TorreyCove Capital Partners to serve as the $106 billion pension system's private equity consultant. The board also...

February 01, 2016 | 03:17 pm

New Mexico Educational plans smidcap search, commits $145 million

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board plans to launch a search this month for a smidcap value equity manager to run a portfolio of $120 million to $130 million.

February 01, 2016 | 02:45 pm

Chicago Transit Authority wants bank loans, mezzanine debt, infrastructure managers

Chicago Transit Authority Employees Retirement Plan is searching for bank loan, mezzanine debt and unlisted infrastructure managers.

February 01, 2016 | 02:10 pm

Fort Worth Employees sets $20 million for Asia-Pacific real estate fund

Fort Worth (Texas) Employees' Retirement Fund committed $20 million to SCORE+.

February 01, 2016 | 11:57 am

San Antonio Fire & Police commits to emerging markets private equity fund

San Antonio Fire & Police Pension Fund committed $15 million to Siguler Guff Global Emerging Markets IV.

January 29, 2016 | 11:20 am

Oklahoma Teachers names finalists for international equity searches

Oklahoma Teachers' Retirement System named six finalists in its searches for active international equity managers, said Tom Spencer, executive director, in an e-mail.

January 29, 2016 | 03:53 pm

CalPERS among large investors endorsing private equity fee reporting template

CalPERS announced Friday officials at the $278.4 billion pension plan have endorsed the Institutional Limited Partners Association's new fee reporting template and they intend to request that its...

January 29, 2016 | 04:16 pm

Orange County Employees sets $210 million for private debt

Orange County Employees Retirement System committed $100 million to Cross Ocean Partners’ European Special Situations Fund II, a credit fund, and $110 million to...

January 29, 2016 | 04:19 pm

Colorado Fire & Police collars currency overlay manager, allocates to alternatives

Colorado Fire & Police Pension Association, Greenwood Village, hired Fischer Francis Trees & Watts to run a $750 million notional value active currency overlay strategy for its...

January 29, 2016 | 04:04 pm

New York State Teachers pledges nearly $1.5 billion to 7 managers

New York State Teachers’ Retirement System committed up to $971 million to private equity and up to $500 million to a real estate debt separate account.

January 29, 2016 | 03:22 pm

New Mexico Public Employees earmarks $90 million for private equity

New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association committed up to $65 million to growth equity fund Technology Crossover Ventures IX and up to $25 million to venture capital fund...

January 29, 2016 | 03:04 pm

Connecticut looking for investment officer for private investment fund

The office of Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier, principal fiduciary for the $29.6 billion Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, Hartford, is searching for a principal investment officer...

January 28, 2016 | 02:35 pm
Kentucky governor proposes $1.1 billion in extra pension fund contributions over 2 years

Kentucky governor proposes $1.1 billion in extra pension fund contributions over 2 years

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is proposing contributing an additional $1.1 billion total to the state’s retirement systems over the next two fiscal years.

January 28, 2016 | 11:21 am