Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Columbus, hired Boston Co. to manage active emerging markets equities, according to Farouki Majeed, deputy director of investments for the $50.8 billion plan. Portfolio size has not been determined, but it likely will be close to $150 million, the size of the recently terminated active emerging markets equity portfolio managed by Deutsche Asset Management, he said. Ennis Knupp assisted.
Separately, the system hired State Street Bank & Trust as the accountant for its 401(a) defined contribution plan, which is scheduled to open Jan. 1. Callan assisted.