* Credit Suisse Asset Management's U.S. institutional assets totaled $29 billion as of Dec. 31, a 33% drop from a year earlier. Also, the firm's International Focus strategy ranked in PIPER's seventh decile for the three years ended Dec. 31. The Maryland State Retirement & Pension System, Baltimore, terminated CSAM from an $833 million active international mandate. Incorrect information was provided in a March 17 story.
* The City of Houston was omitted inadvertently from the March 31 tables ranking the 50 largest public defined contribution plans. The city had $301 million, all in 457 plan assets, as of Sept. 30.
* Incorrect benchmark data were published in the Face to Face interview with Jude T. Driscoll of Delaware Investments on March 31. The Lehman Aggregate index had a one-year return of 10.26% and an annualized three-year return of 10.1% for the periods ended Dec. 31; the Russell 1000 Value index had a one-year return of -15.52%.
* Berkeley Capital Management bought itself back from London Pacific Group Ltd.; the name of the firm was reported incorrectly in the March 31 issue. Putnam Lovell Capital Partners Inc. assisted in the Berkeley deal.