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Fixed-Income

Brandywine Selected for Fresno County Mandate

- The Fresno County Employees’ Retirement Association (FCERA) has entered into contract negotiations with a firm to manage a global bond mandate, IMMP has learned.

Ann Arbor Agrees to Bradford & Marzec Termination

- Following a fixed-income manager review, the more than $460 million Ann Arbor Employees’ Retirement System Board of Trustees decided to terminate Bradford & Marzec, a global fixed-income manager based out of Los Angeles, Calif.

Fairfield Schedules Fixed-Income Manager Talks

- At a meeting next month, trustees for the City of Fairfield, Conn. Police and Fire Retirement Funds Board will interview three bond managers for a new international fixed-income allocation.

Oakland 911 Considers High Yield, Bank Loan Finalists

- Trustees for the $468.2 million Oakland Police and Fire Retirement System (OPFRS) are slated to approve investment manager finalists for its high yield and bank loan search, plan documents indicate.

Oklahoma Tobacco Fund Starts High Yield Search

- The Oklahoma Tobacco Endowment Settlement Trust (TSET) is currently accepting proposals for a new high yield investment contract, IMMP has learned.

Chicago Police Hires, Fires Fixed-Income Managers

- Thanks to a new fixed-income structure and three manager terminations, the Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago (PABF) Board of Directors hired a slew of new money managers to take on new bond commitments.

New York City Pensions Post Emerging Manager Bond Search

- The New York City Retirement Systems, under the direction of Comptroller Scott Stringer, is planning to award as much as $5 billion to emerging managers with expertise in active inflation-linked fixed-income securities.

Los Angeles 911 Schedules Bond Finalist Presentations

- Board members for the Los Angeles Fire & Police Pensions (LAFPP) are set to hear finalist presentations for the more than $17 billion fund’s unconstrained fixed-income mandate, plan documents indicate.

Norfolk County Searches Equity, High Yield Market

- The Norfolk County Retirement System (NCRS) is planning to award three new investment contracts, valued at a collective $70 million, to equity and high yield managers.

Plymouth Retirement System Issues Four RFPs

- The Plymouth Retirement System, based in Plymouth, Mass., is currently accepting bids from investment firms with expertise in core fixed-income and equity management disciplines.

Watertown Contributory Releases Equity, Bond RFPs

- The Watertown Contributory Retirement System, based in Watertown, Mass., is now accepting bids from asset managers with expertise in active core equity and fixed-income management.

Chicago Municipal Pension Plots Global Bond Presentations

- Four managers vying for the Chicago Municipal Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund’s (MEABF) global fixed-income search were scheduled for finalist presentations this week, plan documents indicate.

Louisiana Municipal Police Release EMD, High Yield Bond RFPs

- The Louisiana Municipal Police Employees’ Retirement System (MPERS) has placed more than $100 million up for grabs for emerging market debt (EMD) and high yield bond managers, two newly issued RFPs indicate.

Chicago Pension Reform in Need of More Votes

- Chicago's proposed rescue for two of its four pension funds lost momentum in the General Assembly as backers struggled to drum up votes and Gov. Pat Quinn refused to say whether he'd even sign it.

Franklin Employees’ Pension Publishes Bond RFP

- The City of Franklin, Tenn.’s Employees’ Pension Fund is searching for active management help within its fixed-income portfolio, IMMP has learned.