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Hedge funds of funds are competing with consultants
trueHedge funds-of-funds managers are turning the tables on investment consulting firms that have been poaching their institutional clients.
Tulsa Municipal sticks with Callan as investment consultant
trueTulsa (Okla.) Municipal Employees Retirement Plan rehired Callan Associates as investment consultant, said Linda Sadler, insurance and retirement services administrator.
Oklahoma PERS issues call for actuaries, auditors
trueOklahoma Public Employees Retirement System, Oklahoma City, is searching for firms to provide actuarial consulting and auditing services, said Joseph A. Fox, executive director.
Casey Quirk hires former LGIM CEO as senior adviser for Europe
truePeter Chambers joined Casey, Quirk & Associates as a senior adviser for Europe, said a spokesman for the management consultant.
Leesburg, Fla., looking for consultant for 2 DC plans
trueLeesburg, Fla., is searching for an investment consultant for its 401(a) and 457 plans.
San Diego County Water Authority seeks DC consultant
trueSan Diego County Water Authority is searching for an investment consultant for its 457 and 401(a) plans,
Indiana Public Retirement signs Wurts as investment consultant
trueIndiana Public Retirement System, Indianapolis, hired Wurts & Associates as the $29.9 billion retirement system's general investment consultant.
KPMG: U.K. pension funds increasingly moving to fiduciary management
trueThe U.K. fiduciary management market grew 22% to £72 billion ($115.2 billion) of assets in the year ended June 30, with consultants continuing to dominate the marketplace in terms of providers, a KPMG report showed.
Crain Communications hires consultant to assist in invitation-only record-keeper search
trueCrain Communications Inc. hired Institutional Investment Consulting as a special project consultant to conduct an invitation-only search for a record keeper for its $100 million defined contribution plan.
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.