State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Public pension plans make strides in staff pay

Public pension plans make strides in staff pay

Two large public pension plans recently adopted new compensation plans executives hope will enable them to recruit and retain key investment professionals.

July 27, 2015

Wisconsin Investment Board names senior portfolio manager for new multiasset division

Nicholas Stanton was promoted to senior portfolio manager to lead a new multiasset strategy division at the $105 billion State of Wisconsin Investment Board.

July 14, 2015 | 01:46 pm
Chipotle shareholders reject proxy access proposals, ratify executive pay

Chipotle shareholders reject proxy access proposals, ratify executive pay

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. shareholders at the company’s annual meeting Wednesday rejected two proxy access proposals, including one co-filed by the $163.4 billion New York City Retirement...

May 14, 2015 | 02:38 pm
Wisconsin Investment Board pays investment staff $10.3 million incentive compensation

Wisconsin Investment Board pays investment staff $10.3 million incentive compensation

State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, paid $11.9 million in incentive compensation to staff in 2014 for exceeding investment performance benchmarks over the past five years.

April 17, 2015 | 01:05 pm

Wisconsin Investment Board moving $660 million to private equity, real estate

State of Wisconsin Investment Board made eight private equity commitments totaling $390 million and two real estate commitments totaling $270 million.

April 09, 2015 | 04:05 pm

Wisconsin Investment Board seeks multiasset managing director

State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, is seeking a managing director, multiasset, absolute return and overlay portfolios.

March 26, 2015 | 03:42 pm

Wisconsin Investment Board looking for consultant for private equity accounting, reporting

State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, is searching for a consultant for private equity accounting and reporting.

March 05, 2015 | 01:17 pm

Wisconsin state board eyes private equity consulting searches in early 2016

tate of Wisconsin Investment Board plans to issue an RFP in early 2016 for private equity consulting.

February 17, 2015 | 04:09 pm

2 pension funds focusing on smaller private equity funds

State of Wisconsin Investment Board is investing in smaller private equity managers

July 22, 2014 | 06:17 pm
Google shareholders approve pay package, re-elect all directors

Google shareholders approve pay package, re-elect all directors

Google Inc. shareholders Wednesday re-elected all directors despite opposition to several nominees, including Sergey Brin, co-founder of the company, from major pension funds, including CalSTRS,...

May 15, 2014 | 01:14 pm

Wisconsin's portfolio management system is celestially inspired

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board invokes Mars, the god of war, as well as powerful symbols of the color red, fire and a circle to bring to life and infuse with energy its new ARIES portfolio...

April 28, 2014

Wisconsin state board, alumni group hire general partner to lead venture capital fund

Greg Robinson was named general partner of 4490 Ventures, a newly formed venture capital fund created by the $101.3 billion State of Wisconsin Investment Board and the $2.5 billion...

March 05, 2014 | 03:28 pm
 Wisconsin investment funds top benchmarks in 2013

Wisconsin investment funds top benchmarks in 2013

State of Wisconsin Investment Board's $86.5 billion diversified core fund's investments returned 13.5% for 2013, outperforming its customized benchmark's 12.9% return.

January 14, 2014 | 03:59 pm
Wisconsin Retirement System contributions to increase 5.6% in 2014

Wisconsin Retirement System contributions to increase 5.6% in 2014

Total contributions to the $92.3 billion Wisconsin Retirement System, Madison, will rise to an estimated $1.85 billion in calendar year 2014, a 5.6% increase from this year, as a result of rate...

December 12, 2013 | 03:14 pm

Wisconsin investment board weighing options on real estate consultant

State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, issued an RFP for a real estate consultant.

October 28, 2013 | 04:01 pm