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Detroit General Retirees' Hire MacKay Shields Account

- Based off recommendations from investment consultant NEPC, the City of Detroit General Retirement System (GRS) Board of Trustees decided recently to terminate Aberdeen Asset Management in order to make room for a MacKay Shields’ global high yield account.

Iowa Municipal Pension Discuss GTAA, Shifts Fixed-Income

- The Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System of Iowa (MFPRSI) Board squared away initial discussions over the more than $2 billion portfolio’s potential global tactical asset allocation (GTAA) commitment.

North Dakota SIB Now Watching $900M in Assets

- The $7 billion North Dakota State Investment Board (SIB) has added two firms to its watch list, Deputy CIO Darren Schulz told IMMP Monday.

Mendocino County Makes Fixed-Income Decision

- The Mendocino County Employees’ Retirement Association has reached a decision regarding its bond investments, Richard White, administrator at the plan, said Thursday.

Bonds Assessment Scheduled for Mendocino County Pension

- The Mendocino County Employees’ Retirement Association (MCERA) was slated to discuss its fixed-income investment portfolio with consultant Callan Associates today.

Contra Costa County to Assess PIMCO Accounts

- The $6.5 billion Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association (CCCERA) is expected to discuss a mandate held by PIMCO amid concerns about organizational changes at the firm.

Delaware's Pension Draws Down Equity Index for Risk Proposes

- The Delaware Public Employees’ Retirement System (DPERS) Board of Trustees decided last month to reduce an allocation to a Mellon Capital Management’s equity index fund due to risk concerns, new meeting documents indicate.

Nevada PERS Cuts International Fixed-Income

- The Nevada Public Employees’ Retirement System’s (NVPERS) Board of Trustees has voted to remove international bonds from its investment portfolio, IMMP has learned.

Oklahoma 911 Issues RFPS for Bonds, Hedge Funds

- The roughly $2 billion Oklahoma Firefighters Pension and Retirement System has started the year with searches for hedge fund and fixed-income managers, the plan announced Thursday.

Loomis Sayles Hires Hess for Bonds

- Brian Hess has been named a global markets fixed-income strategist at Boston-based Loomis Sayles & Co.

PIMCO Mandate Set for Discussion at City of Fresno Pensions

- In light of PIMCO’s co-CIO and CEO Mohamed El-Erian’s upcoming resignation, the City of Fresno Retirement Systems (CFRS) will discuss its relationship with the manager this Thursday.

San Mateo County Pension to Review Bonds Portfolio

- Fixed-income changes may be in store at the San Mateo County Employees’ Retirement Association (SamCERA) according to upcoming meeting materials posted on the plan’s website.

Chicago Municipal Releases Global Fixed-Income RFP

- The Chicago Municipal Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund (MEABF) said Thursday that it is looking for active international bond asset managers to take a hefty chunk of its nearly $5.2 billion portfolio.

Orange County Pension Plans Real Estate Talks

- The Investment Committee at the Orange County Employees’ Retirement System (OCERS) is gearing up to discuss how to allocate assets among two real estate debt managers.

Sonoma County Pension Plans Core-Plus Search

- Trustees at the Sonoma County Employees’ Retirement Association (SCERA) have given the go-ahead to seek a replacement manager for Western Asset Management Company (WAMCO), IMMP has learned.