Public pensions

Spokane Employees signs Sterling Capital for move to active core bonds

Spokane (Wash.) Employees’ Retirement System hired Sterling Capital Management to run about $28 million in active domestic core fixed income.

September 08, 2016 | 01:38 pm

BNY Mellon Master Trust Universe posts first median 12-month gain in a year

Plans in the BNY Mellon U.S. Master Trust Universe returned a median 1.96% in the second quarter, marking the third consecutive quarter of positive performance.

September 08, 2016 | 04:12 pm
New York City pension fund to explore divesting from private prison companies

New York City pension fund to explore divesting from private prison companies

Trustees of the New York City Employees’ Retirement System, one of five pension funds within the $163.1 billion New York City Retirement Systems, voted unanimously Thursday to study divesting...

September 08, 2016 | 03:54 pm

Ohio Public Employees eyes allocating up to $1 billion in emerging markets debt

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Columbus, is searching for one or more emerging markets debt managers to run between $300 million and $1 billion.

September 08, 2016 | 03:37 pm

Minnesota commits $517 million, hires 4 small-cap managers; pension fund returns -0.1%

Minnesota State Board of Investment on Thursday approved committing a total of $517 million to five alternative investment funds.

September 08, 2016 | 02:10 pm

6 U.K. funds launch search for passive equity managers

A group of six local government pension schemes is searching for money managers to form a new framework of passive equity investment.

September 07, 2016 | 11:36 am

Adams County Retirement Plan allocates $30 million to 3 managers

Adams County Retirement Plan, Brighton, Colo., committed $18 million total to two alternatives funds.

September 07, 2016 | 03:40 pm
Cliffwater: State pension funds return annualized 6.8% in 10-year period

Cliffwater: State pension funds return annualized 6.8% in 10-year period

U.S. state pension funds earned an annualized 6.8% median return for the 10-year period ended June 30, 2015, compared to 7.3% in the prior year period, showed new data analysis from alternative...

September 07, 2016 | 03:46 pm

Italian railway plan commits to Macquarie infrastructure; fund closes at €4 billion

Fondo Pensione Eurofer, Rome, committed €25 million ($27.9 million) to the Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5.

September 07, 2016 | 02:55 pm

West Palm Beach Police sticks with RhumbLine

West Palm Beach (Fla.) Police Pension Fund hired RhumbLine Advisers to run an $11 million passive domestic midcap growth equity portfolio.

September 07, 2016 | 02:59 pm

Texas Teachers sets $600 million to 3 funds

Texas Teacher Retirement System committed a total of $600 million to three private funds in August.

September 07, 2016 | 03:55 pm

Cheshire plants $2 million with Pointer for hedge fund of funds

Cheshire (Conn.) Retirement Board hired Pointer Capital to run a $2 million hedge fund-of-funds portfolio.

September 07, 2016 | 03:08 pm
Tennessee Consolidated returns 2.79% in fiscal year

Tennessee Consolidated returns 2.79% in fiscal year

Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System returned 2.79% for the fiscal year, ended June 30, Chief Investment Officer Michael Brakebill said Wednesday.

September 07, 2016 | 01:48 pm

Houston Municipal assigns $45 million to alternatives managers

Houston Municipal Employees Pension System committed $45 million total to two alternatives funds.

September 07, 2016 | 11:43 am

State-Boston Retirement seeks custodian

State-Boston Retirement System is searching for a custodian for its $4 billion pension fund.

September 06, 2016 | 03:01 pm