Public pensions

Texas County & District commits to Column Group biotech startup fund

Texas County & District Retirement System committed $15 million to The Column Group II.

April 09, 2014 | 01:39 pm
Chicago pension reform measure passes Illinois Legislature

Chicago pension reform measure passes Illinois Legislature

The Illinois Senate passed a pension reform bill aimed at improving the funding of two Chicago retirement funds for laborers and municipal workers.

April 09, 2014 | 01:11 pm

Japan's GPIF seeks international bond managers

Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund issued a request for proposals Wednesday for international bond managers.

April 09, 2014 | 11:39 am
CalPERS will take two years to reach new asset allocation targets

CalPERS will take two years to reach new asset allocation targets

CalPERS' investment office is estimating that it will take two years to fully enact a new asset allocation formula, according to agenda documents to be presented to the $287.7 billion pension fund's...

April 08, 2014 | 04:11 pm
Ontario Teachers to vote against Coca-Cola compensation and equity plans

Ontario Teachers to vote against Coca-Cola compensation and equity plans

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Toronto, will vote against Coca-Cola Co.’s 2014 executive compensation and equity plan, according to the C$140.8 billion (US$128.9 billion) plan’s...

April 08, 2014 | 03:52 pm
 Illinois House approves measure to repair Chicago pension plans

Illinois House approves measure to repair Chicago pension plans

Chicago's effort to stabilize two of its pension funds won approval in the Illinois House of Representatives.

April 08, 2014 | 03:44 pm

Miramar Firefighters’ Pension seeks U.S. small-cap manager

Miramar (Fla.) Firefighters' Pension Fund is searching for a domestic small-cap equity manager to run about $5 million.

April 08, 2014 | 03:36 pm

Springfield (Mo.) Police Officers & Firefighters collar custodian

Springfield (Mo.) Police Officers' & Firefighters' Retirement System hired UMB Financial Corp. as custodian.

April 08, 2014 | 10:14 am

St. Louis Employees looks to add emerging manager for domestic equities

St. Louis Employees' Retirement System is searching for an emerging manager to run active domestic small-midcap core equities.

April 08, 2014 | 10:09 am

Iowa Public Employees to launch U.S. REITs search

Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System authorized issuing an RFP for U.S. real estate investment trust managers.

April 07, 2014 | 04:17 pm

Texas Teachers seeks custodian and securities lending firm

Texas Teacher Retirement System is searching for a custodian and securities lending services firm for a five-year contract effective Jan. 1, 2015, with possible extensions of up to two years.

April 07, 2014 | 02:05 pm

Bethlehem Pension Fund scouts for private equity fund of funds

Bethlehem (Pa.) Aggregated Pension Fund is seeking up to two managers to run a total of approximately $10 million in private equity funds of funds.

April 07, 2014 | 04:00 pm
Maryland budget reduces pension catch-up contributions

Maryland budget reduces pension catch-up contributions

Maryland lawmakers approved a fiscal 2015 budget that trims pension contributions aimed at improving the funded status of the $44 billion Maryland State Retirement & Pension System.

April 07, 2014 | 03:02 pm
Police union rejects Rhode Island pension overhaul settlement

Police union rejects Rhode Island pension overhaul settlement

A proposed settlement over Rhode Island's 2011 pension overhaul was rejected Monday by one of the groups voting on it, said Joy Fox, a spokeswoman for state Treasurer Gina Raimondo.

April 07, 2014 | 03:38 pm

Texas County & District commits $50 million to Carlyle real estate fund

Texas County & District Retirement System committed $50 million Carlyle Realty Partners VII.

April 07, 2014 | 12:26 pm