The Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System is shopping for a consulting firm to monitor its $2 billion portfolio.
“I support putting a price on carbon because it fixes a market failure. Without carbon pricing, the market has no way to address the costs associated carbon emissions. These costs end up being born by everyone, including companies and societies.” more…
Segal Rogerscasey went with a Buck Consultants vet when it added its newest consultant. Spokesman Todd Kohlhepp has confirmed to Public Funds Focus that Michael Wright has joined the firm as senior vice president and senior consultant.
An RFP release from the New Mexico Educational Retirement Board places the fund in consulting territory, specifically in the area of private equity.
In a year when few expected interest rates to go down, bonds surprised everyone in 2014.
Pensions & Investments magazine reports on the trend among institutional investors to pressure energy companies to show more fiduciary responsibility by becoming less dependent on fossil fuels. more…
It was a double-digit return for one Tennessee fund in fiscal year 2014 when it earned over 18.37% on its investments.
Consulting firm Dahab Associates is assisting a $260 million Commonwealth retirement fund as it searches the market for a core and core-plus fixed-income manager or managers.
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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
8/22/14 •Consultant BB&T Corp. Nabs Client in Georgia
8/20/14 •New York State Teachers’ loses private equity co-manager
8/18/14 •Weitz Presents a ‘Core Plus’ Income Fund
8/13/14 •Consultant LP Capital Advisors Signs Deal with Pavilion Financial
8/13/14 •New ProShares ETFs Focus on Credit of Junk Bond Issuers