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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.

Texas Municipal to Seek Absolute, Real Return Consultants

In addition to approving allocations to The Boston Company Asset Management and Champlain Investment Partners, the Texas Municipal Retirement System Board also agreed to searching the market for private market investment consultants.

San Diego City Pension Schedules Investment Talks

The San Diego City Employees’ Retirement System (SDCERS) will consider up to $170 million in new investment commitments when the Board meets this Thursday.

Austin Police Plan Picks International Manager

Thornburg Investment Management has been selected to oversee an equity portfolio on behalf of the $594 million City of Austin Police Retirement System (APRS).

Arkansas Teacher’s Pension Invests $1.5B on President’s Day

With more than $1.5 billion in new commitments approved on President’s Day, the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System (ATRS) Board of Trustees honored the nation by diversifying investments among fixed-income, real assets and private equity.

Fresno County Pension Taps IFM for Infrastructure

The Fresno County Employees’ Retirement Association (FCERA) selected IFM Investors for an infrastructure mandate in early February.

Kern County Approves $51M in HF Hires

Trustees at the Kern County Employee’s Retirement Association (KCERA) approved adding three hedge fund managers to its roster at an early January Board meeting, plan documents indicate.

New York Retirement Fund Shows Pine Street Some Love

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Friday that Pine Street Alternative Asset Management will join the asset management roster of the more than $173.2 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund.

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