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PIMCO on Watch at New Mexico PERA

– Board trustees at the $14.5 billion New Mexico Public Employees’ Retirement Association (NMPERA) have approved placing PIMCO on its watch list, Jonathan Grabel, CIO at the pension plan, told IMMP.

Stockton Bankruptcy Exit Plan Approved

– The judge in Stockton, Calif.'s bankruptcy case has approved the city's plan to exit bankruptcy without impairing the California Public Employees Retirement System.

Chicago Police Search for Fund of Hedge Funds Managers

– The Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago (PABF) Board of Directors will release a new RFP for multi-strategy hedge fund of funds (FoHF) managers next week.

San Fran ERS to Revisit Asset Allocation Recommendations

– The San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System (SFERS) Board of Trustees will be advised to approve a new asset allocation mix next week, according to materials prepared for its Nov. 5 meeting.

Lawsuits Target Actuaries of Detroit, Wayne County Retirement Funds

– Members of Detroit's two pension systems and Wayne County's retirement fund have sued the systems' actuarial firm, alleging that consultants used faulty assumptions that contributed to underfunding that some say helped drive the city into bankruptcy.

Ohio BWC Solidifies Core-Plus Bond Selections

– The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors decided to award its core-plus fixed-income allocation to four asset management firms, confirmed Ohio BWC spokeswoman Melissa Vince.

Ventura County Pension Could Be Close to Administrator Hire

– Board members for the $4.1 billion Ventura County Employees’ Retirement Association (VCERA) will be asked to confirm the appointment of Linda Webb as administrator.

Texas County & District Commits to Wynnchurch Fund

– A $30 million commitment to the Wynnchurch Capital Partners IV fund is the latest addition to the Texas County & District Retirement System’s portfolio.

Moody's Peers Into Wisconsin's Pension Health

– The healthy condition of Wisconsin and most of its local governments' pension plans offer a bright spot on the landscape of public pension plans nationally, according to Moody's Investors Service.

Chicago Teachers’ Executive Director Resigns

– After taking medical leave earlier this year, Kevin Huber, the executive director of the Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) has submitted his resignation with the retirement plan.

Chicago Laborers Approve International Equity RFP

– Trustees for the more than $1.4 billion Chicago Laborers’ and Retirement Board Employees’ Annuity and Benefit Fund (LABF) decided recently to direct investment consultant NEPC to initiate an RFP for an international equity manager, plan documents indicate.

Pension Bond Creditors Want Deadline For San Bernardino

– San Bernardino's pension obligation bond creditors urged the judge in the city's bankruptcy case, now in its third year, to set a March 1 deadline for a plan of adjustment.

Illinois Municipal Retains Callan, Adds Wilshire

– The Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Board of Trustees decided to stick with investment consultant Callan Associates, but will count on Wilshire Associates to run a future asset/liability modeling study.

Texas County & District Makes New PE Commitment

– Texas County & District Retirement System’s (TCDRS) has committed $35 million to a private equity fund managed by Advent International.

Okla. PERS Names New Executive Director

– Joseph Fox has been named executive director at the $8.1 billion Oklahoma Public Employees’ Retirement System (OPERS), the plan said Thursday.


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