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Merced County eyes real estate commitment

Merced County (Calif.) Employees' Retirement Association plans to commit between $10 million and $13 million to a value-added real estate fund, said Steven Bland, retirement administrator of the $651 ...

August 31, 2015 | 01:56 pm

BNY Mellon Markets Group appoints new president

Michelle Neal was named president of BNY Mellon Markets Group, the unit of Bank of New York Mellon that includes asset servicing, foreign exchange and trading, and prime brokerage.

August 31, 2015 | 01:59 pm

Sweden’s AP3 selects new CIO/deputy CEO

Marten Lindeborg was named deputy CEO and chief investment officer at Third Swedish National Pension Fund, Stockholm, the pension fund announced Monday.

August 31, 2015 | 04:11 pm

PBGC takes over Standard Register pension fund

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. is assuming the defined benefit plan of Standard Register Co., a printing and marketing communications firm based in Dayton, Ohio.

August 31, 2015 | 04:05 pm

North Dakota State Investment Board puts 2 portfolios on watch

North Dakota State Investment Board, Bismarck, put two equity managers on watch, said David Hunter, executive director and chief investment officer of the North Dakota Retirement and Investment...

August 31, 2015 | 03:57 pm
Ohio State long-term investments return 3.8% in fiscal year

Ohio State long-term investments return 3.8% in fiscal year

Ohio State University's long-term investment pool returned 3.8% in the fiscal year ended June 30, 190 basis points above its policy benchmark, said John C. Lane, vice president and chief investment...

August 31, 2015 | 12:45 pm
Dallas Police & Fire ends talks to remediate glare from Museum Tower

Dallas Police & Fire ends talks to remediate glare from Museum Tower

Dallas Police & Fire Pension System will cease searching for solutions to Museum Tower's glare, a skyscraper in Dallas' arts district in which the $3 billion pension fund has a roughly $200 million...

August 31, 2015 | 02:19 pm
University of Florida endowment gains 4.5% in fiscal year

University of Florida endowment gains 4.5% in fiscal year

University of Florida Foundations’ $1.5 billion endowment pool returned a net 4.5% in the fiscal year ended June 30, a report from University of Florida Investment Corp. said.

August 31, 2015 | 03:41 pm
UTIMCO’s largest fund returns 3.4% in 12 months ended June 30

UTIMCO’s largest fund returns 3.4% in 12 months ended June 30

University of Texas’ two large endowment funds produced positive returns in all periods ended June 30, said a report from endowment manager University of Texas Investment Management Co.

August 31, 2015 | 02:11 pm
Los Angeles Fire & Police extends Loomis Sayles' contract for 3 more years

Los Angeles Fire & Police extends Loomis Sayles' contract for 3 more years

Los Angeles Fire & Police Pension System renewed fixed-income manager Loomis Sayles & Co's contract to manage a $613.5 million long-duration government credit portfolio for another three years ending ...

August 31, 2015 | 01:44 pm

AustralianSuper hires property veteran from Future Fund

John Longo joined AustralianSuper as a senior investment manager, property, confirmed spokesman Stephen McMahon.

August 31, 2015 | 06:11 am

Towers Watson names investment services director for Greater China

Janet Li has been named director, Greater China, investment services, with Towers Watson.

August 31, 2015 | 06:14 am
Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund assets increase 8.9% in past 12 months

Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund assets increase 8.9% in past 12 months

Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund, Kuala Lumpur, reported investment assets of 667.2 billion ringgit ($176.4 billion) as of the June 30 close of its second quarter, up 0.5% from the prior quarter...

August 31, 2015 | 01:26 am

PennSERS alternatives director dies

Michael Beblo, director of alternative investments at the $27.6 billion Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System, Harrisburg, died Aug. 2, a spokesman said.

August 28, 2015 | 01:30 pm

Analyst says 'short gamma' contributing to market volatility

Volatility in the U.S. equity market is being whipped up by traders who don't care what stocks are worth, according to an analyst at J.P. Morgan Chase.

August 28, 2015 | 11:21 am