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San Mateo selects Acadian, PanAgora for low-volatility equity

San Mateo County Employees' Retirement Association, Redwood City, Calif., hired Acadian Asset Management and PanAgora Asset Management to each run about 3% of plan assets (about $125 million to $135 million each) in a low-volatility equity strategy, said an announcement on the $4.3 billion pension fund's website.

The managers were hired at the plan's Oct. 30 board meeting.

Michael Coultrip, chief investment officer, did not immediately return a phone call requesting additional information.