Oct 31, 2014 – 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.
Oct 31, 2014 – 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.
Oct 30, 2014 – 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.
Oct 30, 2014 – 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.
Oct 30, 2014 – 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.
Oct 29, 2014 – 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.
Oct 29, 2014 – 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.
Oct 29, 2014 – A $30 million commitment to the Wynnchurch Capital Partners IV fund is the latest addition to the Texas County & District Retirement System’s portfolio.
Oct 29, 2014 – 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.
Oct 28, 2014 – 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.
Oct 28, 2014 – 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.
Oct 28, 2014 – 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.
Oct 27, 2014 – 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.
Oct 27, 2014 – Texas County & District Retirement System’s (TCDRS) has committed $35 million to a private equity fund managed by Advent International.
Oct 24, 2014 – Joseph Fox has been named executive director at the $8.1 billion Oklahoma Public Employees’ Retirement System (OPERS), the plan said Thursday.