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Fixed-Income

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.

L.A. Fire and Police Pension Preps for Searches

- The Board at the Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension (LAFPP) will discuss criteria for upcoming searches, documents prepared for its Aug. 21 meeting indicate.

Montana Board of Investments Places Two on Watch

- An expected update on portfolio activities at the Montana State Board of Investments (BOI) will reveal changes seen in the private equity, real estate, fixed-income and equity portfolios.

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.