Mar 7, 2014 – The Arkansas Local Police and Fire Retirement System’s (LOPFI) Investment Committee agreed recently to award Alternative Investment Management (AIM) and KKR & Co. new asset management contracts.
Mar 7, 2014 – The Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS) has updated its list of investments with two new funds.
Mar 7, 2014 – The roughly $225 million Adams County Retirement Plan will interview candidates for an investment consulting contract next month, Pamela Mathisen, executive director at the Colorado pension plan told IMMP.
Mar 6, 2014 – Based off recommendations from investment consultant NEPC, the City of Detroit General Retirement System (GRS) Board of Trustees decided recently to terminate Aberdeen Asset Management in order to make room for a MacKay Shields’ global high yield account.
Mar 6, 2014 – The Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS) has opened up a search for asset managers with REIT investment strategies.
Mar 6, 2014 – The Oregon Investment Council (OIC) approved new international equity investments during its Wednesday meeting.
Mar 6, 2014 – The funding level for state-sponsored defined benefit retirement systems increased to 75% in 2013 from 72% the previous year, Wilshire Consulting reported on Wednesday.
Mar 5, 2014 – The Los Angeles Fire & Police Pensions (LAFPP) Board can expect to hear a primer on asset allocation this Thursday, plan documents indicate.
Mar 5, 2014 – 4490 Ventures, the early-stage venture capital fund established by the State of Wisconsin Investment Board and University of Wisconsin-Madison’s alumni foundation, appoints 20-year veteran Greg Robinson as its general partner.
Mar 5, 2014 – Moody's Investors Service delivered a sharp blow to Chicago's general obligation and sales tax rating Tuesday, dropping them down to Baa1 over the city's mounting unfunded pension woes that threaten its "fiscal solvency."
Mar 5, 2014 – Cranston, R.I., Mayor Allan Fung, who cemented a pension overhaul package for his city, said he strongly objects to the proposed settlement at the state level because it burdens municipalities.
Mar 4, 2014 – The Vermont Pension Investment Committee (VPIC), which manages the state’s more than $3.8 billion retirement portfolio, began accepting proposals Monday for qualified general investment consultants, according to new procurement documents.
Mar 4, 2014 – A search document for actuarial services has been released by the New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB).
Mar 4, 2014 – Raven Capital Management, a New York-basedalternative investment manager, has received a portion of the Merced County Employees’ Retirement Association’s (MCERA) assets, Maria Arevalo, administrator at the plan confirmed.
Mar 4, 2014 – The Illinois Supreme Court on March 2 ordered that four pending lawsuits challenging the legality of the state's pension overhaul be consolidated and handled by the Sangamon County Circuit Court.