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Standish Mellon Wins Fairfield’s Global Bond Mandate

- After a round of finalist interviews last week, trustees for the City of Fairfield, Conn. Police and Fire Retirement Funds chose Standish Mellon Asset Management as its new global fixed-income manager, plan documents indicate.

L.A. Fire and Police Pension Fund Issues Three RFPs

- The Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension System (LAFPP) has opened up asset management searches for fixed-income, equity and commodities investment strategies.

Stamford Police Pension Considers Consultant's Bond Strategy

- The $200 million Stamford Police Pension Fund Board (SPPF) is considering a new alternatives fixed-income strategy offered by consultant Clearbrook Global Advisors.

Iowa Regents Board Sanctions Global Fixed-Income Hires

- The Iowa Board of Regents, based on a recommendation from investment consultant Wilshire Associates and staff, has agreed to invest into global fixed-income strategies, confirmed Chief Business Officer Patrice Sayre.

Grand Rapids Retirement Systems Slot ADR Talks

- Board trustees for the Grand Rapids, Mich. General Retirement System (GRS) and Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS) are slated to interview American Depository Receipts (ADRs) investment finalists, IMMP has learned.

Iowa Regents Considers Global Fixed-Income Funds

- At a meeting next week, the Iowa Board of Regents is slated to discuss a recommendation to invest in three global fixed-income funds, plan materials indicate.

New Hampshire Initiates Multi-Sector Fixed-Income Search

- The Investment Committee of the New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS) sanctioned its investment staff and consultant NEPC to begin a manager search for multi-sector fixed-income strategies.

Oakland 911 Places Assets with DDJ

- The Oakland Police and Fire Retirement System (OPFRS) has selected a firm to oversee a high yield/bank loan investment portfolio, David Sancewich, a principal at Pension Consulting Alliance, the fund’s consultant, said.

Iowa Municipal 911 Delegates Assets to Dodge & Cox

- The Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System of Iowa (MFPRSI) Board decided this week to hire Dodge & Cox for a new core plus fixed-income mandate, confirmed Executive Director Terry Slattery.

Grand Rapids Retirement Systems Slate Search Release

- The joint board for the Grand Rapids, Mich. General Retirement System and Police and Fire Retirement System, based off a recommendation from investment consultant Wilshire Associates, was slated to review search documents for fixed-income, master limited partnerships (MLPs) and equity strategies last week.

Ann Arbor Picks Russell Investments as Transition Manager

- The Ann Arbor Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Board of Trustees decided recently to utilize Russell Investments for transition asset management services.

Investec Wins Louisiana Municipal’s EMD Mandate

- After hearing from four finalists, the Louisiana Municipal Police Employees’ Retirement System (MPERS) Board of Trustees decided to hire Investec Asset Management for its new emerging market debt account, confirmed Executive Director Kathy Bourque.

Oklahoma Tobacco Fund Meets with HY Finalists

- The Oklahoma Tobacco Endowment Settlement Trust (TSET) is considering three firms for possible oversight of a high yield mandate.

KCPERS Hires Brandywine for Global Fixed-Income

- Brandywine Global Investment Management has been awarded a new global multi-sector fixed-income allocation at the Kansas City Police Employees’ Retirement System (KCPERS), confirmed Jim Pyle, KCPERS pension systems manager.

Fresno County Places $280M with Brandywine

- The Fresno County Employees’ Retirement Association (FCERA) has approved global firm Brandywine Global Investments Management to oversee a roughly $280 million portfolio, Becky Van Wyk, interim retirement administrator at the plan, told IMMP.


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