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Minnesota State Board eyes new strategically oriented target asset allocation

Pension Funds -

Pension Funds -

Minnesota State Board of Investment plans to allocate from 50% to 75% of its pension plan assets to capital-appreciating growth investments.

Money Management -

Money Management -

Roger Miners was named chief marketing officer at BNP Paribas Asset Management.
Wells Fargo sees big target-date outflows from mutual funds

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION -

DEFINED CONTRIBUTION -

Target-date funds are on track for a near-record year, but Wells Fargo & Co. doesn't seem to be participating in the boom.
U.K. pension changes leave participants with fewer options – study

Money Management -

Money Management -

U.K. participants have fewer choices when it comes to retirement strategies due to recent government reforms and rapid market changes.
San Diego City Employees to reduce private equity, infrastructure commitments

Alternatives -

Alternatives -

San Diego City Employees' Retirement System officials plan to reduce the plan's commitment pace to private equity and infrastructure to $75 million.
Francisco Partners closes largest fund at nearly $4 billion

Private Equity -

Private Equity -

Francisco Partners has closed the largest fund in its history, the $3.975 billion Francisco Partners V, a buyout fund.
SEIU pension fund trustees call on companies to address risks from Trump immigration actions

Governance -

Governance -

Trustees of SEIU pension funds are calling on the 50 largest S&P 500 companies to address possible risks stemming from the Trump administration's immigration actions.
Blockchain gets a Wall Street win: 'We know the thing works now'

Trading -

Trading -

The prospect of blockchain technology remaking financial services just moved a step closer to reality.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew joins private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg

Alternatives -

Alternatives -

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew joined private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg as partner.
Commentary: Not all risk mitigation is created equal

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INDUSTRY VOICES -

There is a movement today among pension funds toward systemic risk mitigation — or "safe haven" — strategies. This makes great sense as a potential solution to the widespread...