Across the pond, the University of Leicester Pensions & Assurance Scheme wants to award a contract to an investment consultant.
New York State’s underfunded retirement fund is reaching for a return on investment using private equity that is riskier than its 1.06 million members may feel comfortable with. more…
The investment heads running the Worcester Retirement System are in search mode for those in the business of managing a global tactical asset allocation portfolio.
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has cracked down on the use of outside legal counsel by the financially troubled Arizona public-safety pension fund after the fund paid out $1.76 million to the Kutak Rock law firm last fiscal year. more…
Decision makers at a firefighters retirement fund based in the Prairie State have decided to sign off on a new consulting firm.
Neuberger Berman continues its efforts to broaden consultant relations in the institutional space with four new faces.
Hall Commodities, a $100 million oil and metals hedge fund managed by former top Credit Suisse energy trader Tony Hall, is closing due to poor performance amid a 25% slide in the Brent crude price since June, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. more…
Margaret Jadallah has returned to consultant Strategic Investment Solutions as senior vice president and senior consultant.
Here’s a 24-minute talk with Maarika Paul, chief financial officer at Caisse de Depot et Placement du Québec, Canada’s second-largest pension fund. more…
10/30/14 •State reaches for risky private equity investment for pension fund
10/28/14 •Marquette Associates Nabs Client in Illinois
10/27/14 •New Targets Listed for Adams County
10/23/14 •Hall Commodities to shut oil and metals hedge fund – source
10/22/14 •SIS Brings Back an Alum
10/08/14 •Trend Among Institutional Investors Questions Prudence of Fossil-Fuel Holdings
10/02/14 •Exit from hedge funds not about performance: CalPERS CIO
10/02/14 •Some Private Equity Firms Want More from Pension Funds
10/01/14 •Another Unconstrained Bond Fund Hits the Market
9/25/14 •An EM Debt Fund from TIAA-CREF
9/25/14 •$225M Colorado Fund Reaches Consultant Decision
9/25/14 •Calpers sticks with commodities after dropping hedge funds
9/23/14 •New York Pension Ponders Fate of $5.6B Invested in HFs
9/18/14 •University of California to plan private equity stake sale
9/16/14 •CalPERS says goodbye to hedge-fund cost, complexity
9/15/14 •Georgia’s Invest-N-U Nabs Local Client
9/11/14 •R. V. Kuhns Wins Over WRS
9/10/14 •3 Foreign Bond Funds for Conservative Investors
8/29/14 •Private Equity Gets $4.5 billion from CalPERS in FY 2014
8/26/14 •$11M Police Pension Gives First Consultant Contract to Wall & Associates