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  1. Tennessee passes bill requiring some local governments to make full pension contributions

    trueThe Tennessee Legislature has sent a bill to Gov. Bill Haslam's desk that will require some local governments in the state to increase the contributions to their pension funds.

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  1. CalSTRS chooses 2 for private equity funds of funds

    trueCalSTRS committed $100 million each to private equity firms Muller & Monroe Asset Management and BAML Capital Access Funds Management.

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  2. Oklahoma Teachers taps L&B Realty Advisors for non-core real estate

    trueOklahoma Teachers' Retirement System, Oklahoma City, hired L&B Realty Advisors to manage between $15 million and $50 million in a non-core real estate portfolio.

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  3. Wisconsin Investment Board increases staff incentive compensation by 66% for 2013

    trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, paid $13.3 million to staff in incentive compensation for 2013, rewarding performance for exceeding benchmark returns largely over the previous five years.

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  4. GPIF shakes up investment committee

    trueJapan's Government Pension Investment Fund overhauled its investment committee, adding three members of a state panel that urged it to cut bonds, as the balance of power shifts at the world's largest pension fund.

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  5. Canada Pension Plan earmarks $119 million to J.W. Childs

    trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board committed US$119 million to J.W. Childs Equity Partners IV, a new midmarket private equity fund managed by J.W. Childs Associates.

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  6. New Orleans Employees goes with two private debt managers

    trueNew Orleans City Employees' Retirement System committed a total of about $19 million to two middle-market private debt funds.

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  7. Washington State Investment Board commits $800 million to 5 funds

    trueWashington State Investment Board made five new commitments totaling up to $800 million.

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  8. Georgia Firefighters names new executive director

    trueMorgan Wurst was named executive director of the Georgia Firefighters Pension Fund effective May 1.

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  9. Seattle City Employees names NEPC as investment consultant

    trueSeattle City Employees' Retirement System hired NEPC as investment consultant.

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  10. Alpharetta, Ga., looking for consultant for three retirement plans

    trueAlpharetta, Ga., is searching for an investment consultant for its $50 million defined benefit plan, $16 million 457 plan and $10 million 401(a) plan.

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  11. Milwaukee County Employees seeks private equity managers

    trueMilwaukee County Employees' Retirement System issued separate RFPs for a private equity fund of funds and a manager to run a private equity mezzanine financing strategy.

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  12. Maryland State Retirement sues BP over Deepwater Horizon explosion

    trueMaryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's office announced on Friday it is filing a lawsuit against BP PLC for losses sustained by the $44 billion Maryland State Retirement & Pension System, Baltimore, as a result of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and oil spill.

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  13. BCIMC calls for 30% requirement for women on boards, in senior management

    trueBritish Columbia Investment Management Corp. is calling for the Ontario Securities Commission to require Canadian corporations to reserve at least 30% of the positions for directors and senior management for women.

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