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LACERA on the Lookout for Activist Equity Firms

The Los Angeles County Employees’ Retirement Association (LACERA) will issue RFIs for U.S. and non-U.S. activist equity managers.

Louisiana Teachers’ Watches Systematic Mid-Cap Value Fund

Systematic Financial Management, a Teaneck, N.J.-based affiliate with the Affiliated Managers Group (AMG), has been placed on watch by the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL), IMMP has learned.

Sterling Heights Funds Interview Large-Cap Managers

Board trustees for the Sterling Heights Police and Fire Retirement System (PFRS) and the General Employees Retirement System (GERS) interviewed large-cap core equity managers for possible inclusion into their investment portfolio.

Fort Worth Employee Plan Terminates Equity Manager

Performance issues and personnel changes at Thornburg Investment Management have prompted the $2.1 billion Fort Worth Employees’ Retirement Fund to terminate the firm.

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.

LACERA Terminates EII Capital Mandate

The Los Angeles County Employees’ Retirement Association (LACERA) has lightened its real estate manager roster, David Kushner, CIO at the pension fund, confirmed to IMMP.

Fairfax County Educators’ Hear from Equity Finalists

Investment Committee members for the Education Employees’ Supplementary Retirement System of Fairfax County (ERFC) were scheduled to interview three finalists for the plan’s large-cap growth manager search last month.

Pennsylvania Muni Plots Investment Consultant Search

The Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System (PMRS) Board has given the green light for staff to start work on an RFP for investment consultant services, confirmed Nat Raney, plan investment relationship manager.

New Haven Pension Plans Int’l Equity, Alts Searches

In addition to proposing equity asset allocation changes, the New Haven City Employees Retirement Fund (CERF) Board of Trustees heard recently that its investment consultant Morgan Stanley is planning to search the market for international equity and alternative managers, new plan documents indicate.

Western Asset Joins Iowa Pension’s Watch List

The Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS) added Western Asset Management to the plan’s watch list due to the departure of an emerging market debt (EMD) portfolio manager.


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