March 6, 2014 - 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.
March 3, 2014 - 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.
March 3, 2014 - The $7 billion North Dakota State Investment Board (SIB) has added two firms to its watch list, Deputy CIO Darren Schulz told IMMP Monday.
February 20, 2014 - The Mendocino County Employees’ Retirement Association has reached a decision regarding its bond investments, Richard White, administrator at the plan, said Thursday.
February 19, 2014 - The Mendocino County Employees’ Retirement Association (MCERA) was slated to discuss its fixed-income investment portfolio with consultant Callan Associates today.
February 11, 2014 - 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.
February 7, 2014 - 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.
January 30, 2014 - The Nevada Public Employees’ Retirement System’s (NVPERS) Board of Trustees has voted to remove international bonds from its investment portfolio, IMMP has learned.
January 30, 2014 - 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.
January 29, 2014 - Brian Hess has been named a global markets fixed-income strategist at Boston-based Loomis Sayles & Co.
January 28, 2014 - 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.
January 27, 2014 - 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.
January 24, 2014 - 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.
January 24, 2014 - 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.
January 22, 2014 - 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.