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Wyoming Retirement System moves to white-label funds

Wyoming Retirement System, Cheyenne, is simplifying the investment lineup of its $525 million 457 plan to include six white-label options, a target-date fund series and a self-directed brokerage account, said materials posted on the retirement system's website.

The new options consist of a mix of different funds managed by several underlying managers, some of which are new and some of which have been retained. The funds, with the new managers in bold, are:

Funds being removed are Artisan's Mid Cap Fund and International Growth Trust Fund; T. Rowe Price Group's New Horizons, Small Cap Value and Equity Income funds; Vanguard's S&P Mid Cap 400 Value Index Fund; Dodge & Cox's International Stock Fund and Income Fund; Oppenheimer Global Fund, BlackRock's Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund; State Street Global Advisors' GE U.S. Equity Fund and S&P 500 Index Fund; Pacific Investment Management Co.'s All Asset Fund; and JPMAM's Prime Money Market fund and Stable Value Fund.

BlackRock will continue to offer the target-date funds while the plan is adding TD Ameritrade's self-directed brokerage account.

Polly Scott, deferred compensation and communications manager, could not be immediately reached to provide further information.