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AstraZeneca appoints global pensions director
trueAndrew Foster was named global pensions director at AstraZeneca.
Contra Costa Water District taps Wells Fargo as OCIO
trueContra Costa Water District Retirement Plan, Concord, Calif., hired Wells Fargo to provide outsourced CIO services.
Callan hires fund sponsor consultant
trueBrady O'Connell was named senior vice president and fund sponsor consultant at Callan Associates.
Louisiana Teachers issues call for investment consultant
trueLouisiana Teachers' Retirement System is searching for an investment consultant.
Towers Watson, Willis merger to combine strengths
trueTowers Watson & Co., with $2.2 trillion in assets under advisement, is expected to dominate the investment consulting arm of the business after it combines with Willis Group Holdings PLC, sources said.
A brief history of Towers Watson
trueWith roots dating to 1865, Towers Watson & Co. has grown to become the world’s fifth-largest investment consultant by assets under advisement. Now it’s preparing to join forces with Willis Group Holdings PLC in an all-stock merger valued at $18 billion. Here’s a look at key events in its recent ...
Pension funds, consultants not sounding alarm over Greek vote
truePension funds and investment consultants are taking a measured approach following Sunday's Greek referendum vote against austerity plans.
Longboat Key, Fla., trawling for investment consultant for 3 frozen pension funds
trueLongboat Key, Fla., is searching for an investment consultant for its three frozen defined benefit plans, which the town intends to merge into a single plan.
Willis Group and Towers Watson to merge
trueWillis Group Holdings PLC, the world's third-largest insurance broker, and Towers Watson & Co., the world's fifth-largest investment consultant by assets under advisement, announced on Tuesday they have agreed to an all-stock merger creating a firm with a combined market value of $18 billion.
Virginia Beach 457 plan sticks with Segal Rogerscasey
trueVirginia Beach (Va.) Deferred Compensation Board rehired Segal Rogerscasey as investment consultant.
Manulife Asset Management bolsters consultant relations team
trueYana Turner was named managing director, consultant relations, and Casey Satterlee was named director on the global consultant relations team at Manulife Asset Management.
New Jersey hires TorreyCove as primary private equity consultant
trueNew Jersey Division of Investment hired TorreyCove Capital Partners as private equity consultant for the $79.2 billion New Jersey Pension Fund.
CalSTRS launches search for hedge fund consultant
trueCalifornia State Teachers’ Retirement System is searching for a hedge fund consultant.
Alberta Management Employees Pension Plan reissues consultant search
trueManagement Employees Pension Board, Edmonton, Alberta, reissued an RFP for an investment consultant for the C$3.88 billion ($3.15 billion) pension fund.
Lansing Board of Water and Light looking for pension plan consultant
trueLansing (Mich.) Board of Water and Light Retirement System is searching for an investment consultant for its defined benefit and retiree health plans, which total $232 million.