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New Jersey plans searches in at least 4 asset classes
New Jersey Division of Investment, Trenton, plans to search in fiscal year 2014 for more high-yield, emerging markets, private equity and real estate managers, and possibly a hedge funds-of-funds manager focused on small global macro and managed futures managers.
Rockville Employees re-signs Segal Rogerscasey for investment consulting
Rockville (Md.) Employees Retirement System rehired Segal Rogerscasey as investment consultant for its hybrid retirement plan.
Ohio PERS commits to HgCapital private equity fund
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System committed $200 million to HgCapital 7.
Colorado city's pension fund conducting asset/liability study
Aurora (Colo.) General Employees' Retirement Plan is conducting an asset/liability study, confirmed Thomas Connell, pension plan administrator.
2 CF Industries social proposals break record for support
Two pension funds separately won record-high support for shareholder social proposals at any company. Both votes were for resolutions at CF Industries.
Oklahoma Public Employees signs Baillie Gifford for international equity
Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System hired Baillie Gifford to run $200 million in active international growth equity.
Pennsylvania Municipal looking for U.S. large-cap growth equity manager
Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System is searching for an active domestic large-cap growth equity manager to run about $120 million.
Pew: Early boomers will be last ones to catch retirement worm
Early baby boomers might be the last generation to enjoy a secure retirement, according to a report released on Thursday by the Pew Charitable Trust.
New Jersey makes $801 million in alternative investments or commitments
New Jersey Division of Investment, Trenton, which manages investments for the $75.3 billion New Jersey Pension Fund, will invest or commit up to $801 million in five alternative investment funds.
CalSTRS looking for real estate portfolio manager
California State Teachers' Retirement System is seeking a real estate portfolio manager, according to a posting on the $163.7 billion pension fund's website.
Erie County hires 2 for bonds, adds bank loan fund
Erie County (Pa.) Employees' Retirement System hired Boyd Watterson Asset Management and PNC Bank to run a total of about $11 million in active domestic intermediate-duration fixed income.
San Francisco City & County adds board interview to hiring process
Money managers that are finalists to manage investments for the $17.19 billion San Francisco City & County Employees' Retirement System will have to jump through one additional hoop before they can close the deal: an interview with the seven-member board.
Canada Pension Plan assets rise 13.4% in fiscal year
Canada Pension Plan had C$183.3 billion (US$180.3 billion) in assets for the fiscal year ended March 31, up 13.4% from 12 months earlier, on the strength of C$16.2 billion in net investment income.
Plymouth County Retirement selects Lee Munder Capital for emerging markets equity
Plymouth County (Mass.) Retirement Association hired Lee Munder Capital Group to run an emerging markets equity strategy.
LACERA picks Heitman, Clarion and Stockbridge for real estate
Los Angeles County Employees' Retirement Association, Pasadena, Calif., committed $200 million each to Heitman, Clarion Partners and Stockbridge Capital Group for real estate separate accounts, said John McClelland, principal investment officer-real estate at the $41.7 billion pension fund, in an