Public pensions

Springfield police and fire pension fund sticks with Segal Rogerscasey as consultant

Springfield (Mo.) Police Officers’ & Firefighters’ Retirement System rehired Segal Rogerscasey as its investment consultant.

July 14, 2016 | 03:42 pm

EU court says Deutsche Post can keep pension contributions

Germany won a fight with the European Commission over a decision ordering Deutsche Post to pay back several hundred million euros of government subsidies that breached European Union state aid rules.

July 14, 2016 | 11:25 am

Alameda County Employees preps search for international, emerging markets equity managers

Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association will search in October for a passive international equity manager to run up to $356 million and active emerging markets equity manager to run up ...

July 13, 2016 | 03:18 pm

Iowa Municipal Fire & Police seeks GTAA managers

Iowa Municipal Fire & Police Retirement System is searching for global tactical asset allocation managers as it examines the possibility of extending its $677 million multiasset allocation.

July 13, 2016 | 02:53 pm
South African pension fund invests $722 million in targeted home loans

South African pension fund invests $722 million in targeted home loans

South Africa's Government Employees Pension Fund invested 10.5 billion rand ($722 million) in mortgage provider SA Home Loans Ltd. to boost government workers' access to housing.

July 13, 2016 | 12:00 pm

London Pensions Fund Authority, Lancashire County fund pooling real estate

Local Pensions Partnership, London, has combined the existing real estate allocations of two local authority pension funds to create a £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) real estate investment pool, a ...

July 13, 2016 | 01:36 pm

Iowa Municipal Fire & Police commits to Adams Street fund, adds to Siguler Guff fund

Iowa Municipal Fire & Police Retirement System committed $30 million each to Adams Street U.S. Small Market Buyout Fund and Siguler Guff Hawkeye Opportunities Fund, both private equity funds of funds.

July 12, 2016 | 04:06 pm

Laredo Firefighters switches to BlackRock for REIT ETF, indexed bonds

Laredo (Texas) Firefighters' Retirement System hired BlackRock to run $6 million in its iShares global real estate investment trust exchange-traded fund and $17.4 million in its...

July 12, 2016 | 03:12 pm

Texas County & District allocates $55 million to new private equity fund

Texas County & District Retirement System, Austin, committed €50 million ($55 million) to Marlin Heritage Europe.

July 12, 2016 | 01:56 pm

Spokane Employees revamps asset allocation targets

Spokane (Wash.) Employees’ Retirement System is overhauling its asset allocation, creating new targets to total-return fixed income, high yield and opportunistic credit, and eliminating...

July 12, 2016 | 11:26 am

South Korea's GEPS seeks 2 managers for mezzanine private debt

South Korea's Government Employees Pension Service is seeking two managers of commingled, global mezzanine-focused private debt funds to oversee $50 million each.

July 11, 2016 | 12:08 pm

Japan's Chikyoren chooses UBS, J.P. Morgan for global real estate, infrastructure

Japan's Pension Fund Association for Local Government Officials , or Chikyoren, hired UBS Asset Management and J.P. Morgan Asset Management to manage the ¥21.2...

July 11, 2016 | 12:27 pm

South Korea's NPS selects BlackRock, Grosvenor for first hedge funds of funds

South Korea's National Pension Service hired BlackRock and Grosvenor Capital Management to oversee the 527 trillion won ($457.7 billion) state pension fund's initial ...

July 11, 2016 | 12:22 pm

Texas County & District sets $50 million for Arbor buyout fund

Texas County & District Retirement System committed $50 million to Arbor Investments IV.

July 11, 2016 | 02:30 pm

LACERS preps emerging managers MLP search for 2017

Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System plans to relaunch in 2017 a search for emerging managers for a $70 million active long-only master limited partnership portfolio.

July 11, 2016 | 04:14 pm