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PennSERS alternatives director dies
trueMichael Beblo, director of alternative investments at the $27.6 billion Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System, Harrisburg, died Aug. 2, a spokesman said.
Hawaii Employees chooses executive director
true>Thomas Williams was named executive director of the $14.4 billion Hawaii Employees' Retirement System, Honolulu, effective Nov. 2, a spokeswoman said.
China opens door for state pensions to invest in domestic equities
trueChinese government officials on Friday said reforms approved earlier this month allowing state pension funds to invest a portion of their investment portfolios in risk assets for the first time could affect roughly 2 trillion renminbi ($314 billion) in pension assets.
Japan's GPIF returns 1.9% for quarter
trueJapan's Government Pension Investment Fund, Tokyo, on Thursday reported an increase in the value of its investment portfolio to ¥141.1 trillion ($1.2 trillion) as of June 30, the close of its fiscal first quarter, up 2.7% from the prior quarter.
Maryland pension fund seeking outside asset allocation review
trueMaryland State Retirement & Pension System is looking for a special investment consultant for a one-time asset allocation review project.
Nashville & Davidson County commits $235 million to 6 funds
trueNashville (Tenn.) & Davidson County Metropolitan Government Employee Benefit Trust Fund made six new commitments totaling up to $235 million.
Arizona Public Safety allocates $371 million, names new retirement administrator
trueArizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System made five new commitments and investments totaling up to $371 million.
Ohio Police & Fire to launch small-cap core equity search
trueOhio Police & Fire Pension Fund will launch a search next week for an active domestic small-cap core equity manager to run $225 million.
Sarasota Firefighters brings on Renaissance for large-cap growth equity
trueSarasota (Fla.) Firefighters’ Pension Fund hired Renaissance Investment Management to run $9 million in active domestic large-cap growth equities.
CalPERS on lookout for custodian
trueCalPERS is searching for a master custodian for its $292.9 billion pension fund, affiliated funds and the supplemental 457 deferred compensation plan.
South Carolina looking for asset allocation and risk management investment officer
trueSouth Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission is searching for a senior investment officer-asset allocation and risk management.
Texas County & District earmarks $50 million to credit opportunities fund
trueTexas County & District Retirement System committed $50 million to Davidson Kempner Special Opportunities Fund III.
Tennessee Consolidated launches investment consultant search
trueTennessee Consolidated Retirement System is searching for a general investment consultant.
Memphis Light, Gas & Water goes with OFI Global for international equities
trueMemphis Light, Gas & Water Division hired OFI Global Asset Management to run $26 million in active international small-cap equities.
El Paso fire and police pension fund commits to Latin America private equity fund
trueEl Paso (Texas) Firemen & Policemen Pension Fund committed $8 million to Southern Cross Latin America Private Equity Fund V.