Public pensions

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The St. Louis Public School Retirement System investment committee recommended committing $8 million to Basis Investment Group Fund I, a real estate fund.

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CalPERS committed $325 million total to buyout funds managed by Carlyle Group and TPG.
Merchant Navy Officers Pension Funds enters into pension buy-in with L&G

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Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund insured £490 million ($656 million) in pension liabilities through a buy-in with Legal & General

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Texas Teachers Retirement System, Austin, committed $200 million to EnCap Flatrock Midstream Fund IV.
CalPERS staff wants minor tweaks to asset allocation to keep 7% rate of return

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CalPERS' investment staff wants to keep the fund's asset allocation similar to its current plan to maintain a 7% return and avoid more contribution increases.

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Los Angeles City Employees Retirement System committed up to $50 million to two private equity funds.

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New Mexico Educational Retirement Board committed $285 million to four alternative funds.

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Salem (Mass.) State University is seeking investment management services for its $29.4 million foundation.
New Ontario manager ready to add staff for business push

Money Management -

Money Management -

Investment Management Corp. of Ontario expects to boost assets to C$100 billion ($78 billion) and triple its staff within five years.

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Texas Municipal Retirement System committed a total of $410 million to three alternative investment funds.

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Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System made four new commitments totaling $280 million.

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Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System committed $75 million to KKR Revolving Credit Partners II.

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South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission approved a $200 million commitment to Owl Rock Capital Corp.
Milliman: Funding for largest public pension plans improves in third quarter

Pension Funds -

Pension Funds -

The aggregate funded status of the 100 largest U.S. public pension funds rose 90 basis points in the third quarter to 71.6% as of Sept. 30.
Ontario Teachers splashes into seafood farming

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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is diving into investing in seafood farming by acquiring Atlantic Aqua Farms Partnership.