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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.

Los Angeles Utility Powers Up HY, Bank Loans Searches

- The $9 billion Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Employee’s Retirement Plan (WPERP) is tapping into the fixed-income market with two fresh RFPs, IMMP has learned.

Ann Arbor Employees’ Hear Private Senior Loan Primer

- The $457.3 million Ann Arbor Employees’ Retirement System Investment Policy Committee heard an intro recently from investment consultant Meketa Investment Group regarding opportunities in senior loan investments.

Ohio Public Employees’ Approves 2014 Investment Plan

- With a new freshly-minted annual investment plan, the Ohio Public Employees’ Retirement System (OPERS) Boardof Trustees will look to add to emerging market debt but limit allocations in high yield products, IMMP has learned.

San Diego City Pension Approves New Credit Target

- A new target to credit opportunities was approved by the San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System (SDCERS) last Thursday.

Detroit Police and Fire Sign Fixed-Income Commitments

- The City of Detroit Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS) approved $130 million in new Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) and core fixed-income contracts with Baird Advisors and Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH).

Los Angeles 911 Launches $340M Search

- The Los Angeles Fire & Police Pensions (LAFPP) has made good on its plans to issue a search for fixed-income asset managers.

Austin Guns and Hoses Funds Bond Mandate

- The City of Austin Police Retirement System’s (APRS) trustees have determined sources of funding for a newly added Orleans Capital bond fund.

San Diego City Plans EM Talks

- The San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System (SDCERS) Board of Trustees is gearing up to hear recommendations on how to fill emerging markets mandates that were approved in May 2013.

Vanderbilt University Investment Team Adds Expertise

- Vanderbilt University (VU) has started 2014 with two new additions to its investment team, the Nashville, Tenn.-based institution announced Friday.