Fixed-Income: International portfolio managers should take note of a recently approved investment search offered by a $2 billion Midwest police and fire pension fund.
U.S. Equity: A more than $500 million police pension fund headquartered near the Gulf of Mexico is planning to take a look at a domestic money management account after reservations were reported over performance woes.
The Ventura County Employees Retirement Association (VCERA) is currently reviewing nine firms in consideration of a consulting contract at the plan.
Investment consultant Gray & Company is nudging a Michigan City pension client to undertake a new asset/liability study given interest rate uncertainty and low performance numbers.
International Equity: A utility workers retirement plan discussed one of its international equity managers last week and was directed to place the firm on its watch list.
U.S. Equity: The more than $520 million retirement fund based in the Missouri City of Clayton held discussions recently over what it expects from equity portfolio managers.
Real Estate: In addition to handing out nearly $600 million in private markets investments over the past quarter, the Madison, Wis.-based investment board announced that its scheduling a new external advisor search in 2013.
Alternative Investments: The $69.7 billion Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) Board of Trustees has handed out a new alternative investment manager contract, according to the plans May meeting update.
Alternative Investments: The New Jersey State Investment Council (SIC) gave the green light to three proposed allocations at a Thursday meeting, as well as the thumbs up to a proposed Fiscal Year 2014 Annual Investment Plan, IMMP has learned.
Fixed-Income: An employee pension plan based in the City also known as The Gateway to the Rockies has decided there are a few unexplored asset classes it would like to learn more about.
International Equity: A Thursday Board meeting at the $7.6 billion Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) has yielded a new mandate win for Baillie Gifford, Tom Spencer, executive director at the fund confirmed to IMMP.