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Quebec's Caisse takes different path on energy
trueCaisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Montreal, which oversees investments of Quebec's public pension funds, is focusing on distribution instead of production as a way to gain returns from energy when oil prices are sinking.
Louisiana Teachers selects WEDGE Capital for midcap equities, commits to 2 energy funds
trueLouisiana Teachers’ Retirement System hired WEDGE Capital Management to run $315 million in active domestic midcap value equities.
Canadian pension funds, Abu Dhabi kick off $4 billion Norway court contest
trueOwners in Norway's gas pipeline network on Monday kicked off their effort in an Oslo court to recoup what they claim will be about 34 billion kroner ($4.34 billion) in lost income from tariff cuts pushed through in 2013.
Texas Tech endowment puts $85 million with 4 managers
trueTexas Tech University System endowment, Lubbock, committed or invested $85 million with four managers, said Chris Gailey, section manager, reporting and investment analysis, in an e-mail.
EnCap Investments closes 10th fund at $6.5 billion
trueEnCap Investments closed its EnCap Energy Capital Fund X at $6.5 billion, hitting its hard cap.
CalPERS staff neutral on bill to divest coal companies
trueCalPERS’ investment staff is taking no official position on state legislation calling on the pension fund to divest from coal companies. But in agenda materials prepared for the April 13 investment committee meeting, the staff also opposed in general selling off energy holdings.
CalSTRS to study coal-company divestment
trueThe investment committee of the $190.8 billion California State Teachers' Retirement System on Friday approved a plan to direct investment staff to study whether to divest CalSTRS' investments in coal companies.
Texas Teachers commits $470 million to 5 funds
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System committed about $470 million total to five funds in March.
Orange County slates $250 million for energy, credit funds
trueOrange County Employees Retirement System committed $200 million total to four energy-related investments and $50 million to a direct lending fund.
New Jersey commits $250 million to 2 managers, will review pay-for-play rules
trueNew Jersey Division of Investment committed up to $250 million in oil and gas and real estate investment strategies.
NYU faculty calls for endowment to divest from fossil fuels
trueMore than 130 New York University faculty members called for fossil-fuel divestment in an open letter sent to NYU President John Sexton on Monday.
Carlyle closes first international energy fund at $2.5 billion
trueThe Carlyle Group announced Friday the closing of its first international energy fund, Carlyle International Energy Partners, at $2.5 billion, a news release said.
Texas County & District putting $75 million into EnCap oil and gas fund
trueTexas County & District Retirement System committed $75 million to EnCap Energy Capital Fund X.
Man Group CEO: Oil price collapse has presented buying opportunities
trueThe oil price collapse over the past eight months has presented investors with stock-picking opportunities to add returns, said Emmanuel Roman, CEO of Man Group.
Texas Teachers commits $950 million to 4 managers
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System committed a total of $950 million to five funds in February.