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First-quarter net inflows into emerging markets hedge funds exceed previous two-year total by a wide margin
Emerging markets hedge funds saw $1.82 billion of net asset inflows during the first quarter of 2013, according to data released Wednesday by Hedge Fund Research. The total for the quarter is 60% higher than the total amount of net inflows such funds had over the previous two years. Net inflows ...
New Jersey plans searches in at least 4 asset classes
New Jersey Division of Investment, Trenton, plans to search in fiscal year 2014 for more high-yield, emerging markets, private equity and real estate managers, and possibly a hedge funds-of-funds manager focused on small global macro and managed futures managers.
Plymouth County Retirement selects Lee Munder Capital for emerging markets equity
Plymouth County (Mass.) Retirement Association hired Lee Munder Capital Group to run an emerging markets equity strategy.
Manulife recruits 2 emerging markets debt specialists from Federated
Roberto Sanchez-Dahl and Paolo H. Valle were named managing directors and senior portfolio managers of the $2.35 billion John Hancock Emerging Markets Debt strategy, at Manulife Asset Management.
Cornwall County Council Pension Fund seeks frontier markets equity manager
Cornwall County Council Pension Fund, Truro, England, issued an RFP for a manager to run a £60 million ($93 million) global frontier markets equity portfolio.
Chicago Policemen hires 2 for emerging markets equity, plans May bond searches
Chicago Policemen's Annuity & Benefit Fund hired Lazard Asset Management and EARNEST Partners to run a combined 6% of assets, or about $186 million, in emerging markets equity.
Institutions continued shedding equity, fixed income in 2012
Assets continued to flow out of tax-exempt equity and fixed-income products in 2012, while higher-yield-seeking strategies saw the bulk of inflows, according to the annual Style, Trends, Analysis and Research report from Callan Associates Inc.
PennSERS picks 4 emerging markets equity managers
Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System, Harrisburg, hired four managers to run a total of $575 million in active emerging markets equities.
Lauderhill Firefighters' Retirement seeks emerging markets equity manager
Lauderhill Firefighters' Retirement System, Palatka, Fla., is searching for an active emerging markets equity manager to run about $1 million.
Fresno County Employees goes with PIMCO for emerging markets debt
Fresno County (Calif.) Employees' Retirement Association hired Pacific Investment Management Co. to run about $110 million in emerging markets debt local currency, confirmed Phillip Kapler, Fresno County's retirement administrator.
Brockton Contributory looking for emerging markets debt manager
Brockton (Mass.) Contributory Retirement System is searching for an emerging markets debt local currency manager to run at least $10 million.
L.A. Fire & Police aiming for emerging markets equity manager
Los Angeles Fire & Police Pension System is searching for a manager to run a $350 million active emerging markets equity strategy, said Tom Lopez, CIO for the $15.7 billion plan.
N.J. Division of Investment ups active management in emerging markets equity
The New Jersey Division of Investment, Trenton, which manages investments for the $72.5 billion New Jersey Pension Fund, plans to transfer $1 billion from emerging markets exchange-traded funds to actively managed portfolios.
Chicago Laborers pension fund picks UBS Global AM for emerging markets debt
Chicago Laborers' Annuity & Benefit Fund hired UBS Global Asset Management to run $32 million in local currency emerging markets debt.
Colorado Fire & Police puts $106 million in AQR's Emerging Defensive Equity Fund
Colorado Fire & Police Pension Association hired AQR Capital Management to manage $106 million in its Emerging Defensive Equity Fund, an active, low-volatility emerging markets equity fund.