Public pensions

Ohio Police & Fire commits $115 million to 2 funds

Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund, Columbus, committed up to $75 million to a direct lending fund managed by Tennenbaum Capital Partners.

August 28, 2014 | 01:38 pm
South Africa's PIC looks to double investments in other African countries

South Africa's PIC looks to double investments in other African countries

Public Investment Corp., South Africa's 1.6 trillion rand ($150 billion) pension fund manager, plans to improve returns by investing to reinvigorate the flagging economy it dominates, Chief...

August 28, 2014 | 01:22 pm
Illinois Teachers maps out 2015 real estate, hedge fund deployments

Illinois Teachers maps out 2015 real estate, hedge fund deployments

Illinois Teachers' Retirement System plans to deploy a total of at least $1 billion with real estate and hedge fund managers in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

August 27, 2014 | 03:59 pm
 Quebec's Caisse sells C$1.5 billion portfolio to Cominar REIT

Quebec's Caisse sells C$1.5 billion portfolio to Cominar REIT

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust agreed to acquire a portfolio of 15 Quebec and Ontario properties from a subsidiary of the C$214.7 billion (US$197 billion) Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec ...

August 27, 2014 | 12:57 pm

Blue Hills vocation school issues call for outsourced CIO

Blue Hills Regional Vocation School Retirement System is seeking an outsourced CIO for its investment portfolio.

August 27, 2014 | 02:10 pm

New Hampshire Retirement System chooses GAM USA for unconstrained bonds

New Hampshire Retirement System hired GAM USA to manage a $200 million unconstrained fixed-income portfolio.

August 27, 2014 | 03:33 pm

El Paso County makes first private equity commitment

El Paso County Retirement Plan approved a new 5% allocation to private equity and committed to Private Advisors as its first private equity manager.

August 27, 2014 | 02:50 pm

North Dakota investment board taps J.P. Morgan for MBS

North Dakota State Investment Board hired J.P. Morgan Asset Management to run about $118 million in mortgage-backed securities.

August 27, 2014 | 02:44 pm

Greater Manchester Pension Fund picks LaSalle for £750 million allocation

Greater Manchester Pension Fund hired LaSalle Investment Management to run a £750 million ($1.2 billion) real estate allocation.

August 27, 2014 | 01:56 pm

Marin County Employees adds $100 million to core real estate managers

Marin County Employees’ Retirement Association approved $100 million total in additional commitments to existing core real estate managers.

August 27, 2014 | 12:26 pm

St. Louis Employees looking for emerging large-cap core equity manager

St. Louis Employees’ Retirement System is searching for an emerging manager to run about $5 million in active domestic large-cap core equities.

August 27, 2014 | 11:58 am

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District goes with Dimensional

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District Retirement System hired Dimensional Fund Advisors to run $15 million in international small-cap equity, pending final contract review.

August 27, 2014 | 11:53 am

Illinois Teachers launches real estate consultant search

Illinois Teachers' Retirement System is searching for a specialist consultant for its $5.6 billion real estate portfolio.

August 26, 2014 | 04:05 pm

Erie, Pa., wants small- and midcap managers, custodian for 4 pension funds

Erie, Pa., is searching for a custodian, a midcap core equity manager to run approximately $26 million and a small-cap growth equity manager to run approximately $12 million for the city's four...

August 26, 2014 | 02:49 pm
Houston Firefighters CIO resigns

Houston Firefighters CIO resigns

Christopher Gonzales is resigning as chief investment officer of the $3.8 billion Houston Firefighters' Relief and Retirement Fund.

August 26, 2014 | 02:20 pm