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Stillwater Medical Center picks SageView as first consultant
trueStillwater Medical Center hired SageView Advisory Group as the first investment consultant for its 457(b) and 401(a) plans with $46.7 million in total assets.
Towers Watson pushes back Willis merger vote until Dec. 11
trueTowers Watson & Co. postponed once again a scheduled vote on its proposed merger with Willis Group Holdings, sweetening its special dividend to $10 from $4.87 a share to attract enough shareholder support to complete the deal.
Bloomington, Minn., fire pension fund on lookout for investment consultant
trueBloomington (Minn.) Fire Department Relief Association Pension Fund is searching for an investment consultant.
New Mexico Educational allocates $290 million to 3 managers
trueNew Mexico Educational Retirement Board invested or committed a total of $290 million to three managers.
Chicago Public School Teachers names finalists in consultant search
trueChicago Public School Teachers’ Pension & Retirement Fund named Callan Associates, Marquette Associates and NEPC as finalists to provide investment consulting services.
Towers Watson postpones Willis merger vote amid waning support
trueTowers Watson & Co. postponed its special meeting scheduled for Wednesday to enable more time to marshal votes in support of the company's proposed merger with Willis Group Holdings.
NEPC founder to retire
trueRichard M. Charlton, founder and chairman of NEPC, will retire, he said in an interview. Effective Jan. 1, he will become chairman emeritus.
CPPIB favors Towers Watson-Willis merger, but no golden parachutes
trueThe C$272.9 billion ($204.8 billion) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board plans to vote in favor of the proposed merger of Towers Watson and Willis Group Holdings.
Fight heats up in Towers Watson-Willis merger vote
trueTowers Watson & Co. is facing opposition to its proposed merger with Willis Group Holdings PLC from proxy-voting advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis & Co., and money manager Driehaus Capital Management LLC.
Maryland-National Capital Park pension plan preps consultant search
trueMaryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission Employees' Retirement System plans to search for an investment consultant in early 2016.
Tennessee Consolidated to stick with Strategic Investment Solutions as consultant
trueTennessee Consolidated Retirement System plans to rehire incumbent consultant Strategic Investment Solutions as general investment consultant.
ValueAct Capital criticizes ISS opposition of Towers Watson-Willis merger
trueValueAct Capital Management called opposition to Towers Watson & Co.'s proposed merger with Willis Group Holdings “bumpitrage.”
Lutheran Theological Seminary endowment searching for investment consultant
trueLutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg (Pa.) is searching for an investment consultant for its $25 million endowment fund.
Illinois Teachers looking for actuarial consultant
trueIllinois Teachers’ Retirement System is searching for an actuarial consultant.
Mercer to acquire Brazilian consulting firm
trueMercer announced Monday it is acquiring Brazilian actuarial consulting and auditing firm GAMA Consultores Associados.