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Falmouth Retirement System looking for U.S. index, international small-cap managers
trueFalmouth (Mass.) Retirement System is searching for a passive domestic large-cap growth equity manager to run $5.5 million, a passive domestic large-cap value equity manager to run $6.8 million and a small-cap international equity manager to run $3.4 million..
Unions file lawsuit challenging constitutionality of Chicago pension reform law
trueFour labor unions, along with active and retired city workers, filed a lawsuit Tuesday that argues a Chicago pension reform law violates Illinois' constitutional clause that pension benefits should not be “diminished or impaired.”
California state senator seeks to require CalPERS, CalSTRS to divest coal
trueCalPERS and CalSTRS would be required to divest their holdings in companies that produce coal under a bill to be introduced by the leader of the state Senate.
Tennessee Consolidated preps 2 consultant searches for 2015
trueTennessee Consolidated Retirement System will search for a private equity consultant and general investment consultant in 2015.
Houston Municipal earmarks $25 million for Riverstone energy fund
trueHouston Municipal Employees Pension System committed $25 million to Riverstone Global Energy and Power Fund VI.
Missouri Local Government looking for U.S. midcap manager in invitation-only search
trueMissouri Local Government Employees Retirement System is conducting an invitation-only search for an active domestic midcap growth equity manager to run $90 million.
CalPERS to analyze portfolio on what is 'repeatable, predictable and scalable'
trueCalPERS' investment office plans to use a new mantra in analyzing the performance and risk of its portfolio — whether a strategy is “repeatable, predictable and scalable,” said Wylie A. Tollette, the Sacramento-based pension fund's chief operating investment officer, on Monday.
Massachusetts Housing pension fund looking for emerging markets equity manager
trueMassachusetts Housing Finance Agency Employees' Retirement System is searching for an emerging markets equity manager to run about $10 million.
Canadian pension fund, manager take part in large PetSmart, Riverbed deals
trueCaisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Montreal, was part of the consortium led by private equity firm BC Partners to buy PetSmart Inc., the largest pet store chain in the U.S., for about US$8.3 billion in the biggest leveraged buyout deal for an American company this year.
Lancashire County pension fund seeks pool of investment consultants
trueLancashire County Council Pension Fund, Preston, England, is searching for a pool of investment consultants.
San Francisco City & County launches core-plus bond search
trueSan Francisco City & County Employees’ Retirement System is searching for an active domestic core-plus fixed-income manager to run between $500 million and $1.5 billion.
New Mexico Educational chalks up 2 commitments
trueNew Mexico Educational Retirement Board committed $70 million to two alternative investment strategies.
Louisiana Firefighters calls on BlackRock to replace PIMCO
trueLouisiana Firefighters’ Retirement System hired BlackRock to run $146 million in a passive domestic core fixed-income portfolio.
University of California director of client relations services leaves for Hewitt EnnisKnupp
trueWilliam Ryan will join Hewitt EnnisKnupp as an associate partner in the firm’s retirement practice on Jan. 19.
OCERS launches collaborative search for energy market dislocation strategy
trueOrange County Employees Retirement System is searching for a manager to run a portfolio “that can favorably exploit the recent meltdown in global petroleum markets.”