Public pensions

CPPIB commits additional $400 million to China real estate joint venture

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board committed an additional US$400 million to Goodman China Logistics Holding, the board’s joint venture with real estate investment manager Goodman Group, to...

November 20, 2014 | 12:33 pm

Louisiana Municipal Police narrows bank loan search to 3 firms

Louisiana Municipal Police Employees Retirement System named three finalists in its invitation-only search for the pension fund's first bank loan manager to run between $50 million and $55 million.

November 20, 2014 | 11:49 am

London Pensions Fund Authority names new CIO

Chris Rule joined London Pensions Fund Authority as chief investment officer.

November 20, 2014 | 11:01 am
Texas Teachers' returns flat for quarter; benchmarks topped in all other periods

Texas Teachers' returns flat for quarter; benchmarks topped in all other periods

Texas Teacher Retirement System returns were flat in the three months ended Sept. 30, said a performance report by investment consultant Hewitt EnnisKnupp.

November 20, 2014 | 10:31 am
AIMCo taps former Pyramis head to succeed Leo de Bever as CEO

AIMCo taps former Pyramis head to succeed Leo de Bever as CEO

Kevin Uebelein was named CEO of the C$76 billion (US$70 billion) Alberta Investment Management Corp., effective Jan. 5.

November 19, 2014 | 11:28 pm

Texas Teachers commits $755 million to real estate, private equity

Texas Teacher Retirement System committed a total of $755 million to five private market funds in the quarter ended Sept. 30, a transaction report provided to Pensions & Investments showed.

November 19, 2014 | 03:07 pm
New London firefighters drop DC plan, join Connecticut Municipal Employees

New London firefighters drop DC plan, join Connecticut Municipal Employees

New London, Conn., firefighters are back to participating in a municipal defined benefit plan after being in a 401(a) defined contribution plan for 17 years.

November 19, 2014 | 04:16 pm

Montana Board of Investments slates $45 million for 3 funds

Montana Board of Investments committed a total of $45 million to three private equity managers.

November 19, 2014 | 01:44 pm

El Paso County Retirement Plan mulls custodian search

El Paso County Retirement Plan could issue an RFP for a trustee/custodian in January.

November 19, 2014 | 03:54 pm

Seattle pension fund considering adding unconstrained bond allocation

Seattle City Employees' Retirement System is considering adding an allocation to unconstrained fixed income following the completion of an asset-liability study.

November 19, 2014 | 03:37 pm

New Jersey earmarks $100 million for Asia real estate fund

New Jersey Division of Investment committed $100 million to Real Estate Capital Asia Partners IV, an opportunistic non-core real estate fund managed by SC Capital Partners.

November 19, 2014 | 03:30 pm

Manchester Employees eyes bond allocation tweaks

Manchester (N.H.) Employees’ Contributory Retirement System might increase its allocation to diversified fixed income and lower its allocation to emerging markets debt in 2015, said Gerard...

November 19, 2014 | 03:19 pm

LyondellBasell taps former Houston Firefighters CIO to oversee retirement plans

Christopher Gonzales was named director of global trust investments at LyondellBasell Industries.

November 19, 2014 | 12:31 pm

Newham Pension Fund seeks real estate consultant

London Borough of Newham Pension Fund, London, is searching for a consultant to restructure and advise on its £87 million ($136.1 million) real estate allocation.

November 19, 2014 | 02:15 pm
CalPERS to go unchallenged in San Bernardino bankruptcy plan

CalPERS to go unchallenged in San Bernardino bankruptcy plan

San Bernardino said it won't try to reduce its obligations to the $296 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System despite a recent ruling opening the powerful pension fund to such...

November 19, 2014 | 11:58 am