Texas County & District Retirement System committed an additional $15 million to venture capital fund Shine Capital I.
Several Austin, Texas-based pension systems have either closed offices or canceled scheduled board meetings due to severe weather.
UTIMCO will continue to build out strategic partnerships with BlackRock and J.P. Morgan with an additional $300 million allocation in 2021.
Illinois Teachers produced a barely positive return in the year ended June 30 and trailed its benchmark in reported periods.
Chicago police pension fund selected four finalists in its search for a U.S. smidcap value manager as it moves to liquidate assets.
Texas Municipal Retirement System's reduced reliance on public equity and high allocation to alts has cut losses during the pandemic.
Indiana Public Retirement System performed as expected in turbulent markets and has cash on hand to invest in alts.
Texas Teacher Retirement System stocked up on long-dated Treasury bonds last year and sold them after the pandemic to keep rebalancing.
Trustees of the $26.2 billion Texas Employees Retirement System approved lowering the system's assumed rate of return to 7% from 7.5%.
Texas Employees' Retirement System reduced its equity holdings before the COVID-19 market crash, cushioning its portfolio return.
City of Austin Employees investment staff has fund management under control but is looking to the past to understand future markets.
Jase Auby, Texas Teachers new CIO, is "absolutely prepared" for his new role and isn’t planning to deviate much from current practices.
The City of Austin Employees' Retirement System reduced the fund's assumed rate of return by 0.5 percentage points to 7%.
Texas Teachers’ board will consider a successor in December for current CIO Jerry Albright who is stepping down.
Los Angeles Fire & Police ended Fisher Investments' $551 million active international equity allocation over founder Ken Fisher's comments.
New Hampshire Retirement System terminated Fisher Investments for $239 million in reaction to crude comments by the firm's founder.
Fidelity and Iowa terminated Fisher Investments from management of nearly $900 million over concerns about the founder’s sexist comments.
Michigan Retirement Systems terminated Fisher Investments from a $600 million equity strategy after the firm's founder made sexist comments.
Erin Keane was named executive director of the $2.7 billion Chicago Policemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund.
Texas Teachers trustees gave preliminary OK to an asset allocation that trims equities and increases weighting to stable value strategies.
Chicago Policemen's pension fund in July will interview three core bond and four core-plus bond managers for fixed-income searches.
Texas County & District approved retaining Cliffwater, the long-tenured investment consultant to the $29.1 billion defined benefit plan.
Texas Teacher Retirement System is on a recruitment spree to manage more assets internally for cost savings.
Asset owners are prepping for the future through new investment roles.
Illinois Teachers' Retirement System and LACERA have terminated Capri Capital Partners real estate strategies.