State Universities Retirement System of Illinois, Champaign, selected finalists in an international e quity search for the $9 billion fund, said John R. Krimmel, associate investment officer. They are Brandes, Global Asset Management, Harris Associates, Templeton Investment and Wellington.
The investment committee hopes to conduct interviews near the end of April. The full board could make a decision in June. The new manager will run in an active world ex-U.S. mandate and could be assigned $100 million to $150 million. Ennis Knupp is assisting.