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  1. Illinois State Board of Investment seeks small-cap option for 457 plan

    trueIllinois State Board of Investment is searching for an active domestic small-cap growth equity manager for the state’s $4.1 billion deferred compensation plan.

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  1. Precision, flexibility vital for DC plans, say speakers at P&I conference

    trueDefined contribution executives need to be both precise and flexible in the managing of their plans, according to fellow sponsors, consultants and providers who spoke at the annual Pensions & Investments West Coast Defined Contribution Conference, held Oct. 26-28 in San Diego.

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  2. Exelis hires Voya in move to consolidate 401(k) plans

    trueExelis Inc. hired Voya Retirement Services as sole record keeper of its 401(k) plan.

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  3. Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation gives $3 billion to 4 bond managers

    trueOhio Bureau of Workers' Compensation hired J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Loomis Sayles & Co., Prudential Financial and TCW Group to run about $725 million each in active domestic core-plus fixed income for the $24 billion state insurance fund.

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  4. American Airlines picks Fidelity as sole provider for 401(k) plans

    trueAmerican Airlines Fidelity Investments as sole provider for its 401(k) plans, starting in mid-2015.

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  5. 5 winners named in P&I's Innovator Awards

    trueFive winners of the third annual Innovator Awards were announced Monday by P&I and DCIIA.

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  6. San Francisco deferred comp plan manager resigns

    trueJulia Durand has resigned as deferred compensation plan manager for the San Francisco City & County Employees' Retirement System.

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  7. White-label funds on rise for DC plans

    trueDefined contribution plan executives increasingly are replacing brand-name mutual funds with no-name options, trying to simplify investment lineups, increase portfolio diversity and reduce fees.

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  8. Clock ticking for managers in changing U.K. defined contribution market

    trueGlobal money managers operating in the U.K.'s defined contribution market are running out of time to get their strategies in line for a world where savers have more freedom than ever before.

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  9. Battle for share of PIMCO spoils is getting hotter

    trueThe money spigot is expected to keep flowing for PIMCO competitors who are working hard to snare the billions in fixed-income investments in play following September's departure of William H. Gross from the firm he co-founded.

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  10. IRS allows use of annuities in target-date fund series

    trueThe Internal Revenue Service on Friday said defined contribution plans’ use of a target-date fund series containing deferred annuities won’t violate IRS rules against DC plans discriminating in favor of higher paid employees, as long as other IRS guidelines are followed.

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  11. Columbus, Ga., issues call for 457 plan provider

    trueColumbus, Ga., is searching for a bundled provider for its $20 million 457 plan, said Andrea J. McCorvey, the city’s purchasing division manager.

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  12. Montana DC plan searches for potential PIMCO replacement

    trueMontana Public Employees' Retirement Association, Helena, is searching for a fixed-income manager to potentially replace Pacific Investment Management Co. in its $425 million 457 plan, said Patricia Davis, member services bureau chief.

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  13. Alaska retirement division seeks record keeper for 4 DC plans

    trueAlaska Department of Administration, Division of Retirement and Benefits, Juneau, is searching for one or more record keepers for its four defined contribution plans, said an RFP on the department's website.

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