For the fiscal year ended June 30, CalSTRS nabbed a 18.66% return on its investments.
Not long after Leighton Shantz joined the $26 billion Employees Retirement System of Texas, Austin, as director of fixed income in April 2012, his review of the nearly $6 billion bond portfolio called for a shift in strategy. more…
Ohio’s public employee pension is on the lookout for a consultant that will help out with its hedge fund investments.
The next investment moves from the Rhode Island Employees’ Retirement System will benefit the players in the MLP game.
The $2 billion McKnight Foundation is taking its vow to allocate $200 million into impact investments a step further by recruiting Elizabeth McGeveran to the position of impact investing program director.
Oil demand will continue to rise in an expanding global economy. However, oil and energy exchange traded fund investors will have to factor in the changing supply and demand dynamics, along with the occasional geopolitical volatility. more…
Colorado-based Watershed Investment Consultants has scored a new client in the Nebraska area, Public Funds Focus can report.
File the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission under the list of GTAA investors this season. For its $273 million retiree medical trust, the commission is targeting money managers who will bid for the chance to run about $26 million in a global tactical asset allocation mandate.
The former head of the nation’s largest pension fund admitted Friday that he took bribes, including hundreds of thousands of dollars stuffed in paper bags and a shoe box, and helped an associate collect millions in a fraudulent investment scheme. more…
7/23/14 •Texas pension fund executive discusses ins and outs of ETFs
7/18/14 •Oil ETFs to Tap into the Energy Industry
7/17/14 •Watershed Lands Contract with $206M Pension Fund
7/10/14 •Chicago Firm North Star Plans Bond Fund
7/10/14 •UK hedge fund Oceanwood wins $50 million from Ohio pension fund
7/08/14 •Make Way for a Conservative Income Fund from Invesco US
7/08/14 •Deal: Mercer Acquires Stake in Alexander Forbes
7/01/14 •Gold, Silver ETFs Pleasantly Surprised in June
6/26/14 •Harvard’s sluggish performance counters Mendillo’s optimism
6/20/14 •Are Precious Metals ETFs Dead In The Creek?
6/17/14 •Salient Follows Up with a MLP Fund
6/12/14 •Mondrian Loses Spot at New Hampshire Endowment
6/12/14 •Mitchell, Vaught & Taylor Nabs $59M Pension Clients
6/11/14 •Meketa Plans to Open London Office
6/04/14 •Betting on Bonds is First Investors
5/30/14 •CalPERS Approves Pension Beliefs to Guide Pension Fund Practices and Decisions
5/29/14 •IASS warns over law that will force them out of pension fund
5/23/14 •Jacksonville CIO Confirms Re-signing of Summit
5/21/14 •Euro Debt Hot, But Few ETFs Offer Exposure
5/19/14 •The ETF Bug Hits Merk Investments