October 15, 2014 - Investment committee members at the New Mexico Public Employees’ Retirement Association (NMPERA) approved a recommendation to place one of its fixed-income managers on watch.
October 14, 2014 - Board trustees at the Tulare County Employees’ Retirement Association (TCERA) have approved placing PIMCO on its watch list due to the departure of Co-founder Bill Gross, Dave Kehler, administrator at the pension fund, told IMMP.
October 6, 2014 - Fixed-income firm Cutwater Asset Management will be acquired by BNY Mellon. Cutwater will operate as part of BNY Mellon Investment Management when the deal is completed, BNY said Monday.
October 3, 2014 - An emerging market fixed-income search has been launched by the New Mexico Public Employees’ Retirement Association (NMPERA).
October 2, 2014 - After a round of finalist interviews last week, trustees for the City of Fairfield, Conn. Police and Fire Retirement Funds chose Standish Mellon Asset Management as its new global fixed-income manager, plan documents indicate.
September 30, 2014 - The Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension System (LAFPP) has opened up asset management searches for fixed-income, equity and commodities investment strategies.
September 18, 2014 - The $200 million Stamford Police Pension Fund Board (SPPF) is considering a new alternatives fixed-income strategy offered by consultant Clearbrook Global Advisors.
September 15, 2014 - The Iowa Board of Regents, based on a recommendation from investment consultant Wilshire Associates and staff, has agreed to invest into global fixed-income strategies, confirmed Chief Business Officer Patrice Sayre.
September 10, 2014 - Board trustees for the Grand Rapids, Mich. General Retirement System (GRS) and Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS) are slated to interview American Depository Receipts (ADRs) investment finalists, IMMP has learned.
September 5, 2014 - At a meeting next week, the Iowa Board of Regents is slated to discuss a recommendation to invest in three global fixed-income funds, plan materials indicate.
September 3, 2014 - The Investment Committee of the New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS) sanctioned its investment staff and consultant NEPC to begin a manager search for multi-sector fixed-income strategies.
September 2, 2014 - The Oakland Police and Fire Retirement System (OPFRS) has selected a firm to oversee a high yield/bank loan investment portfolio, David Sancewich, a principal at Pension Consulting Alliance, the fund’s consultant, said.
August 29, 2014 - The Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System of Iowa (MFPRSI) Board decided this week to hire Dodge & Cox for a new core plus fixed-income mandate, confirmed Executive Director Terry Slattery.
August 27, 2014 - The joint board for the Grand Rapids, Mich. General Retirement System and Police and Fire Retirement System, based off a recommendation from investment consultant Wilshire Associates, was slated to review search documents for fixed-income, master limited partnerships (MLPs) and equity strategies last week.
August 22, 2014 - The Ann Arbor Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) Board of Trustees decided recently to utilize Russell Investments for transition asset management services.