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  1. Bloomberg takes control of commodity index

    trueThe Dow Jones UBS-Commodity Index will be renamed Bloomberg Commodity Index effective July 1, following an announcement Thursday of a new strategic partnership between Bloomberg and UBS.

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  1. Waterton Global Resource Management closes 2nd commodities fund

    trueWaterton Global Resource Management closed Waterton Precious Metals Fund II, a metals and mining commodities fund, with $1 billion in capital commitments.

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  2. Q1 returns by asset class

     

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  3. Oklahoma Police issues call for commodities manager

    trueOklahoma Police Pension & Retirement System issued an RFP for a commodities manager to run between $60 million and $70 million.

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  4. Oklahoma Law Enforcement looking for 1st commodities manager

    trueOklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System is searching for its first commodities manager to run $20 million to $30 million.

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  5. CalPERS names acting investment officer for real assets

    trueThomas McDonagh was named acting senior investment officer for real assets at the $282.9 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System, effective April 1.

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  6. Illinois SURS eyes first-time hedge fund, emerging markets debt and commodity allocations

    trueIllinois State Universities Retirement System will move into hedge funds and commodities for the first time if it adopts a recommendation in an asset/liability study by NEPC, its investment consultant.

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  7. Farmland investing in California: Withstanding a historic drought

    trueCalifornia is the nation's most productive agricultural state and is home to a $35 billion agricultural industry. It is also bone dry.

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  8. Los Angeles City Employees mulls search for commodities manager

    trueLos Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System is scheduled to decide whether to launch a search for one or more managers to run an actively managed $135 million long-only commodities allocation.

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  9. Kansas City police pension system shakes up asset mix

    trueKansas City (Mo.) Police Employees' Retirement Systems is increasing its targets to fixed income, hedge funds, real estate and commodities.

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  10. Commodities in focus

     

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  11. Oklahoma Police Pension plans to seek commodities manager

    trueOklahoma Police Pension & Retirement System will issue an RFP in March for a commodities manager to run $60 million to $75 million.

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  12. United Methodist Church board commits to Hancock timber fund

    trueGeneral Board of Pension and Health Benefits of the United Methodist Church, Glenview, Ill., committed $50 million to the Hancock Timberland XII Fund, Dave Zellner, chief investment officer, said in an e-mail.

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  13. Timberland posts highest return since 2007

     

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