Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak challenged U.K. institutional investors to invest in British infrastructure.
Vermont Pension Investment Committee reported a preliminary fiscal year net return of 24.6% for the Vermont State Retirement Systems.
Stanislaus County Employees' Retirement Association reported a preliminary net return of 24.6% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Funding ratios for U.S. corporate pension plans decreased in July, primarily because of declining Treasury yields.
Juan Camargo was named a managing director within the private markets risk management team of OMERS.
Edward "Ted" Wright, head of global equity at LACERA, was named chief investment officer of the Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds.
Pensions Europe says it's still not clear how the industry should balance financial returns against a desire to do more ESG investing.
Institutional investors with large allocations to U.S. equities and fixed income saw strong median returns in the second quarter.
Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board reported a gross 30% return in the fiscal year ended June 30.
Oklahoma Firefighters Pension & Retirement System posted a net return of 31.8% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
U.K. pension funds with $174 billion in combined assets called on other asset owners to commit to improving fund manager diversity.
Chicago policemen’s fund returned a preliminary 24.7% for the year ended June 30, trailing its benchmark but matching it over 10 years.
LACERA gave its head of real assets the authority to invest up to $250 million a year in co-investments and secondary market transactions.
U.S. state pension plans saw average median returns of 8.6% and 5.8% for the 10 and 20 years ended June 30, 2020, respectively.
Canadian corporate and public pension plans in the RBC Investor & Treasury Services universe returned a median 4.4% in the second quarter.
South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission posted a net return of 28.6% for the fiscal year, above its benchmark.
Oregon Public Employees Retirement System returned 25.54% on its investments for the year ended June 30, underperforming its benchmark.
Ventura County Employees' Retirement Association returned a preliminary net 30.1% for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Rhode Island Employees' Retirement System returned a net 25.6% for the fiscal year ended June 30, below its benchmark.
Oklahoma Teachers' Retirement System posted a record net return of 33% for the fiscal year.
James G. Nolan was named chief investment officer for the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System, replacing Seth Kelly.
CalSTRS' portfolio earned a 27.2% net return in the fiscal year that ended June 30, outperforming its benchmark.
Japan's public pension funds remain hooked on equity beta as one-way bull market of recent years looks poised for an extended run.
Oregon Public Employees Retirement System's board preliminarily lowered its assumed rate of return to 6.9% from 7.2%.
Jaakko Kiander was named CEO at Finnish pension provider Keva, replacing Timo Kietavainen, who is retiring.