Oklahoma Teachers' Retirement System, Oklahoma City, hired Advisory Research and Epoch Investment Partners to run $250 million each in active domestic all-cap equities, pending contract negotiations, said Tom Beavers, executive secretary. It is a new asset class for the $8.2 billion system. The move was made for diversification; funding will come from a general rebalancing, Mr. Beavers said.
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