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2 proxy-voting firms, money manager recommend against Towers Watson-Willis merger
trueTowers Watson & Co. is facing opposition to its proposed merger with Willis Group Holdings from proxy-voting advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis & Co., and money manager Driehaus Capital Management.
Mercer reshuffles as it launches U.S. DC and financial wellness unit
trueTom Murphy, a senior partner at Mercer, was named the head of the consulting firm’s newly created U.S. defined contribution and financial wellness business unit.
Philadelphia Board of Pensions retains Marco Consulting as proxy consultant
truePhiladelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement rehired Marco Consulting Group as proxy consultant.
Portfolio Evaluations, Proteus form U.S.-Canada consulting alliance
trueInstitutional investment consulting firms Portfolio Evaluations Inc. and Proteus have entered into a strategic alliance where PEI will provide its U.S. consulting expertise to Proteus’ clients and Proteus will provide its Canadian expertise to PEI’s clients.
Commonfund hires former CalPERS CIO as chief investment officer
trueMark Anson was named chief investment officer at Commonfund, spokesman Keith Luke said.
Oakland County pension fund taps NEPC as new investment consultant
trueOakland County Retirement and Deferred Compensation Board hired NEPC as investment consultant for its $800 million defined benefit plan.
Illinois State Board chooses new investment consultant
trueIllinois State Board of Investment hired Meketa Investment Group as investment consultant, replacing Marquette Associates.
Anchorage scouting for 457 plan investment consultant
trueAnchorage (Alaska) Finance Department is searching for an investment consultant for its roughly $234 million 457 deferred compensation plan.
Carrollton, Texas, taps Hyas Group to assist in record-keeper search
trueCarrollton, Texas, hired Hyas Group to assist with its search for and transition to a consolidated 457 plan provider.
New Hampshire Deferred Compensation looking for investment consultant
trueNew Hampshire Public Employees Deferred Compensation Plan is searching for an investment consultant.
Stillwater Medical Center issues call for investment consultant for DC plans
trueStillwater Medical Center is searching for an investment consultant for its 457(b) and 401(a) plans with $46.7 million in total assets.
Luzerne County Employees' Retirement seeks investment consultant/custodian
trueLuzerne County Employees’ Retirement System, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., issued an RFQ for investment consultant and custodial services for the $210 million pension fund.
Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation nearing consultant RFP
trueOhio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation board is expected to vote Friday on issuing an RFP for an investment consultant for the $23 billion State Insurance Fund.
Towers Watson adds 2 senior investment consultants for hedge fund research
trueAongus O’Gorman and Victoria Vodolazschi joined Towers Watson as senior investment consultants to bolster its global hedge fund research and advice capabilities.
Orange County Employees slates several searches for 2016
trueOrange County Employees Retirement System expects to launch searches for six consultants and other service providers next year.