Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Baton Rouge, selected Nomura Asset Management to run $250 million in domestic high-yield fixed income, said Bobby Beale, CIO of the $8 billion fund. Nomura replaces W.R. Huff Asset Management, which manages a $256.4 million high-yield portfolio. Information about the remaining $6.4 million was not available. Theres no one reason for the replacement, Mr. Beale said. An RFP was issued in December, and New England Pension Consultants assisted.