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  1. Indiana Public Retirement puts $450 million with 6 managers, considers new asset allocation

    trueIndiana Public Retirement System committed and invested $450 million total with six managers.

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  1. Illinois Municipal picks transition managers

    trueIllinois Municipal Retirement Fund selected BlackRock, Loop Capital Markets, Northern Trust, Penserra Capital Management, Russell Investments and State Street to be placed on a list of transition managers to be chosen on a case-by-case basis.

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  2. Lancashire County chooses pool of 13 consultants to advise across asset classes

    trueLancashire County Council Pension Fund chose a pool of 13 consultants to advise on various asset classes and investment themes on an as-needed basis.

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  3. Ohio Public Employees taps NewSouth Capital for midcap equities

    trueOhio Public Employees Retirement System hired NewSouth Capital Management to run $300 million in active domestic midcap equities.

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  4. Canadian pension funds line up against Barrick Gold executive compensation

    trueThe C$238.8 billion ($194.9 billion) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, C$154.4 billion Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and C$114 billion British Columbia Investment Management Corp. said they will vote against Barrick Gold Corp.'s non-binding say-on-pay vote for its executive compensation.

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  5. Oklahoma Teachers rehires investment consultant

    trueOklahoma Teachers' Retirement System rehired gregory.w.group as its investment consultant.

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  6. MassPRIM promotes new deputy CIO from within

    trueSarah Samuels was named deputy chief investment officer at the $61 billion Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board.

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  7. OPTrust investments return 12% in 2014, nearly double custom benchmark

    trueOPTrust, which manages assets of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union Pension Plan, returned 12% in 2014, vs. its custom benchmark’s 6.2% return and its 2013 return of 11.7%.

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  8. Arizona Public Safety sets $250 million for 4 managers

    trueArizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System is making four new commitments and investments of up to a total of $250 million.

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  9. Chicago Metropolitan Water fund preps emerging manager equity search

    trueChicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Retirement Fund plans to issue an RFP Monday for emerging domestic equity managers to run about $26 million each, or 2% of the pension fund’s total assets.

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  10. Merced County Employees picks energy, natural resources funds

    trueMerced County (Calif.) Employees’ Retirement Association made two new commitments totaling $12.5 million.

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  11. Tulare County to launch hedge fund-of-funds search by end of June

    trueTulare County Employees’ Retirement Association expects to launch a search for a hedge fund-of-funds manager by the end of June.

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  12. Los Angeles County putting $200 million in Blackstone Capital Partners VII

    trueLos Angeles County Employees Retirement Association committed up to $200 million to buyout fund Blackstone Capital Partners VII.

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  13. South Carolina commits $375 million to 2 real estate funds

    trueSouth Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission committed a total of up to $375 million to real estate managers on behalf of the $29.5 billion South Carolina Retirement Systems.

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