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CIO logo | January 15, 2019
New York Appropriates $1.2 Billion in Direct and Indirect Investments

Institution continues strong focus on real estate and private equity, terminates global equity account.

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CIO logo | January 15, 2019
Fidelity International Small-Cap Strategy Terminated by SFERS

The investment made up 6.5% of the system’s approximate $3.5 billion small cap strategy.

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CIO logo | January 15, 2019
California Pensions Convene Anti-Sexual Harassment Coalition

Group highlights financial risks sustained from misconduct in the workplace.

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CIO logo | January 15, 2019
Seth Klarman Outfoxes Wildfires with Canny Insurance Bet on Utility

Billionaire hedge fund operator offsets equity stake in woebegone PG&E with purchase of liability claims against it.

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CIO logo | January 15, 2019
New Kentucky Pension Group Forms to Try Bypassing Stalemate

Bipartisan division will try to analyze the state’s funding gap and develop  passable pension proposals by mid-February.

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CIO logo | January 15, 2019
Mexico to Double Pension Benefits, Reduce Retirement Age

President Obrador’s latest move seeks to continue mayoral mission.

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CIO logo | January 14, 2019
Connecticut Task Force in Extra Innings to Find Pension Fixes

Commission still grappling over plan to tap state assets like office buildings to feed ailing retirement program.

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CIO logo | January 14, 2019
Fitch Rebuts Kentucky Governor’s Ratings Allegation

The agency says the state’s lack of pension overhaul won’t hurt its rating, despite Bevin’s warning.

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PA logo | January 14, 2019
2018 Adviser Choice Awards

PLANADVISER has announced winners of the fifth annual Adviser Choice Awards, to be handed out at the PLANSPONSOR/PLANADVISER Excellence in Retirement Awards 2019 on March 28th.

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CIO logo | January 11, 2019
Swiss Regulator Facing Criticism over Public Employee Pension Revamp

The OAK prefers a uniform interest rate for the public workers and two other retirement plans, which a lobbying group says is wrongheaded.

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CIO logo | January 11, 2019
San Diego to Pursue Managed Futures Strategies in Diversification Quest

The pension is now studying the impact of a 2% to 4% allocation to managed futures on the total fund.

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CIO logo | January 11, 2019
Texas Teachers’ Closes Out Year with $1.8 Billion in New Commitments Across 12+ Strategies

Commitments primarily focused on real estate and infrastructure.

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CIO logo | January 11, 2019
Market Shrugs at Government Shutdowns, Sam Stovall Says

 Historically, the S&P 500 has been flat when federal functions grind to a halt, and the index is up 7.5% since the latest closure.

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PA logo | January 11, 2019
Retirement Industry People Moves

The Standard Adds Retirement Plan Consultants to U.S. Regions; Regional Sales Director Joins OneAmerica’s Northern California Team; Two West Advisors Partners with TAG Resources; and more.

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PS logo | January 11, 2019
Retirement Industry People Moves

Wagner Law Group adds ERISA attorney; Lincoln Financial Group brings in product management VP; Clark Hill announces addition to ESOP practice; and more. 

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CIO logo | January 10, 2019
San Francisco Retirement Plan Connects with China

Disclosures show SFERS has invested in two Chinese venture capital funds and another China-based fund focused on media and entertainment.

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PA logo | January 10, 2019
Investment Product and Service Launches

Natixis releases international sustainable equity fund; Putnam to host webcasts on fixed income markets; and Fitch Ratings launches ESG Scoring System. 

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PS logo | January 10, 2019
Investment Product and Service Launches

Natixis releases international sustainable equity fund; Putnam to host webcasts on fixed income markets; Fitch Ratings launches ESG Scoring System.  

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