October 2, 2014 - 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.
September 30, 2014 - The Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension System (LAFPP) has opened up asset management searches for fixed-income, equity and commodities investment strategies.
September 18, 2014 - The $200 million Stamford Police Pension Fund Board (SPPF) is considering a new alternatives fixed-income strategy offered by consultant Clearbrook Global Advisors.
September 15, 2014 - 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.
September 10, 2014 - 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.
September 5, 2014 - 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.
September 3, 2014 - 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.
September 2, 2014 - 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.
August 29, 2014 - 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.
August 27, 2014 - 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.
August 22, 2014 - The Ann Arbor Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Board of Trustees decided recently to utilize Russell Investments for transition asset management services.
August 22, 2014 - 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.
August 21, 2014 - The Oklahoma Tobacco Endowment Settlement Trust (TSET) is considering three firms for possible oversight of a high yield mandate.
August 21, 2014 - 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.
August 21, 2014 - 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.