Public pensions

Texas County & District sets $30 million for Brazil private equity fund

Texas County & District Retirement System, Austin, committed $30 million to Axxon Brazil Private Equity .

June 26, 2015 | 12:29 pm
New Jersey governor slashes state pension contribution in FY 2016 budget

New Jersey governor slashes state pension contribution in FY 2016 budget

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday used a line-item veto to reduce the amount of money approved by the Legislature for a state payment to the $79.2 billion New Jersey Pension Fund, Trenton, for ...

June 26, 2015 | 03:38 pm

Iowa Public Employees lines up searches for managed account platform, emerging markets debt

Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System plans to issue RFPs for two separate sets of searches totaling $1.1 billion.

June 26, 2015 | 03:45 pm

New Mexico Supreme Court ruling revives pay-to-play lawsuits

The New Mexico Supreme Court on Thursday resuscitated two lawsuits based on an alleged fraudulent pay-to-play scheme against a list of money managers and high-ranking state officials, including...

June 26, 2015 | 07:12 pm

Alaska Retirement looking for high-yield bond manager

Alaska Retirement Management Board is searching for a high-yield fixed-income manager.

June 26, 2015 | 03:58 pm

Indiana to launch record-keeper search for annuity plan, allocates $190 million from DB plan

Indiana Public Retirement System will reissue an RFP on June 29 for a record keeper for its $7 billion Annuity Savings Plan.

June 26, 2015 | 03:20 pm

West Virginia adds $40 million to 3 hedge funds

West Virginia Investment Management Board invested an additional $40 million and redeemed $9 million in hedge funds since April.

June 26, 2015 | 03:26 pm
Indiana Public Retirement tweaks asset allocation, boosts risk parity

Indiana Public Retirement tweaks asset allocation, boosts risk parity

Indiana Public Retirement System on Friday approved a new asset allocation that would hike the targets in the $30.4 billion retirement system's allocations to ex-inflation-linked fixed income and...

June 26, 2015 | 03:15 pm

Chicago Water Reclamation drops Profit as small-cap manager

Chicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Retirement Fund terminated Profit Investment Management from a $13 million small-cap growth equity strategy.

June 26, 2015 | 01:44 pm
St. Louis Firefighters sets equity-heavy asset allocation

St. Louis Firefighters sets equity-heavy asset allocation

St. Louis Firefighters’ Retirement Plan completed its first asset allocation study.

June 26, 2015 | 12:32 pm

New Brunswick Investment Management returns 14.18% in latest fiscal year

New Brunswick Investment Management Corp., Fredericton, returned a gross 14.18% on its investments for the 12 months ended March 31.

June 26, 2015 | 11:34 am

Illinois Teachers to launch private equity co-investment consultant search, allocates $590 million

Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System will initiate a search for three private equity co-investment consultants in early July.

June 25, 2015 | 04:20 pm

Louisiana State Police signs Iridian for active midcap equities

Louisiana State Police Retirement System hired Iridian Asset Management to run $20 million in active domestic midcap value equities.

June 25, 2015 | 03:40 pm

Ohio Police & Fire prepping domestic equity searches following restructure

Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund will search for active domestic equity managers before the end of the year.

June 25, 2015 | 03:28 pm

State-Boston Retirement System seeks small-cap equity managers

State-Boston Retirement System is searching for at least one domestic small-cap equity manager to run $270 million.

June 25, 2015 | 02:34 pm