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  1. 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.

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  1. Cambridge Retirement System seeks first emerging markets debt manager

    trueCambridge (Mass.) Retirement System is searching for an emerging markets debt manager to run about $30 million.

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  2. Manchester Employees eyes bond allocation tweaks

    trueManchester (N.H.) Employees’ Contributory Retirement System might increase its allocation to diversified fixed income and lower its allocation to emerging markets debt in 2015, said Gerard Fleury, executive director.

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  3. Blackstone Alternative and NWI join for emerging markets fixed income

    trueBlackstone Alternative Asset Management and NWI Management launched a joint venture — Blackstone NWI Asset Management — to invest in emerging markets fixed income.

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  4. Finnish pension fund picks Pantheon for €100 million commitment

    trueValtion Elakerahasto hired Pantheon to run a €100 million ($124.8 million) commitment to emerging markets private equity.

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  5. Unearthing the gems in GEM

    trueOver the last 12 months since the advent of talk about U.S. tapering, global emerging markets equity feels like the asset class strategists have loved to hate. While some think there might be the occasional "dead cat bounce," the region remains, in the opinion of many, a dead cat.

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  6. New Mexico Educational lines up $400 million for emerging markets

    trueNew Mexico Educational Retirement Board invested $200 million each with Robeco and Parametric Clifton for emerging markets equity portfolios.

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  7. New Mexico PERA launches emerging markets debt search

    trueNew Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association launched an RFP for an emerging markets debt manager to run a $150 million to $200 million portfolio.

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  8. Stamford Firefighters taps Glovista for emerging markets equities

    trueStamford (Conn.) Firefighters’ Pension Fund hired Glovista Investments to manage $7 million in active emerging markets equities, said John Beirne Jr., founder and chief investment officer of Beirne Wealth Consulting, the pension fund's investment consultant.

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  9. Look beyond macro story to find equity returns in frontier markets

    trueFrontier markets typically are underdeveloped, with strong prospects for growth and capital market expansion.

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  10. Louisiana School Employees discusses high yield, EM debt searches

    trueLouisiana School Employees' Retirement System might search for emerging markets debt and high-yield managers in 2015.

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  11. Finisterre chooses head of credit research

    trueChristopher Buck joined emerging markets hedge fund manager Finisterre Capital as head of credit research.

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  12. Frontier markets move slowly onto investors' radar

    trueFrontier market equities may or may not be the next place for institutional investors to earn exceptional returns, but looking to an exchange-traded fund for that exposure can come with some challenges.

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  13. India's big year

    trueIndian equities have surged 28% in 2014 on optimism about the new prime minister's plans to bolster business and investor confidence.

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