Tom Pfeifle, executive director at the El Paso County Retirement Plan, said the $319 million pension fund has made its first private equity investment to the tune of $16 million.
Market watchers have come to believe the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank will soon start the process of raising interest rates. Amid nods in this direction from the Fed, U.S. corporate and emerging market bonds have underperformed over the past few weeks.
William Reeser just assumed the role of chief investment officer with the University of Florida Investment Corporation.
Real estate investment activity could soon pick up for one Miami fund with $100 million in assets.
The Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System made a series of moves that included making $300 million in commitments to two private equity funds and approving the hire of a firm to manage domestic stocks. more…
NYSTRS said its 18.2% return for the fiscal year ended June 30 contributed to the record high assets of $108.2 billion for the investment portfolio.
Board trustees for OPERS have launched a search for a firm to provide actuarial consulting services.
Carmen Heredia-Lopez will be on the move soon as it has been confirmed that she will leave the Chicago Teachers Pension Fund for a lead role with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Calling all hedge fund-of-funds managers. The Avon Pension Fund, based in England, is scouting for a manager to set up, implement and manage a diversified portfolio of hedge funds.
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11/04/14 •Another Bond Fund from Eaton Vance
10/30/14 •State reaches for risky private equity investment for pension fund
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10/22/14 •SIS Brings Back an Alum
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10/01/14 •Another Unconstrained Bond Fund Hits the Market
9/25/14 •An EM Debt Fund from TIAA-CREF
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