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Central Bucks Regional Police collars investment consultant for 2 pension funds
trueCentral Bucks Regional Police Commission hired Univest Municipal Pension Services as investment consultant of the $6 million Doylestown Borough Police Pension Plan and $1 million New Britain Borough Police Pension Plan.
DOL looking at conflicts of interest for consultants
trueLabor Department officials are scrutinizing potential conflicts of interest when pension consultants with fiduciary responsibilities also manage a plan’s assets or recommend themselves for that role.
Consultant Kirstein calls on Standard Life for $200 million global equity allocation
trueDanish consultant Kirstein hired Standard Life Investments to run a $200 million global equity allocation on behalf of one of its clients.
Lexington-Fayette pension funds picks PFM as consultant
trueLexington-Fayette Urban County Government hired PFM Asset Management as investment consultant for its $29 million City Employees Pension Fund.
Texas Municipal taps Albourne as real-return, absolute-return consultant
trueTexas Municipal Retirement System hired Albourne America as its first real-return and absolute-return consultant.
Illinois Muni sticks with Callan, hires Wilshire for asset/liability study
trueIllinois Municipal Retirement Fund, Oak Brook, on Thursday rehired Callan Associates as investment consultant to the $34.2 billion pension fund.
Coatesville, Pa., seeks consultant for 3 pension funds
trueCoatesville, Pa., is searching for an investment consultant for its police, fire and non-uniform pension funds.
Towers Watson launches non-profit think tank to improve investment industry
trueTowers Watson is launching a global, non-profit think tank comprising asset owners, investment managers and other services providers that will focus on improving the investment industry for end savers.
Denver Water looking for consultant for 2 DC plans
trueCity and County of Denver is searching for an investment consultant for Denver Water's 401(k) and 457 plans.
Port of Houston Authority rehires its investment consultant
truePort of Houston Authority of Harris County, Houston, rehired gregory.w.group as investment consultant for its $163.4 million pension plan and $27.7 million OPEB Trust, said spokesman Bill Hensel.
Monroe County names 457 plan consultant
trueMonroe County 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, Rochester, N.Y., rehired Generation Capital Management as investment consultant for a five-year period, said Brayton Connard, director of human resources for the county and chairman of the $213 million plan, in an e-mail.
Buck Consultants taps DC head for the U.K.
trueSue Curley joined Buck Consultants as head of defined contribution trust based services in the U.K., said a spokeswoman.
Road Commission for Oakland County picks Bogdahn Group
trueThe Road Commission for Oakland County Retirement System, Beverly Hills, Mich., hired The Bogdahn Group as general investment consultant, said Dennis Lockhart, administrator of the $195 million system, in an e-mail.
Verisight and Newport Group merge DC businesses
trueVerisight Inc., Walnut Creek, Calif., will acquire Newport Group Inc., Orlando, Fla., in a combination of companies that provide defined contribution record keeping, investment consulting, executive benefits and defined contribution consulting.
ISS acquires executive compensation data firm Incentive Lab
trueInstitutional Shareholder Services Inc. acquired Incentive Lab LLC, an executive compensation data and analytics firm, the two companies announced Thursday in a joint statement.