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Sonoma County conducting invitation-only search to replace PIMCO
trueSonoma County Employees’ Retirement Association, Santa Rosa, Calif., is conducting an invitation-only search for an unconstrained fixed-income manager to run $65 million, said Steven Marsh, investment analyst.
Illinois Municipal considers switching U.S. equity benchmark to Russell 3000
trueIllinois Municipal Retirement Fund, Oak Brook, next month will consider changing its U.S. equity benchmark to the Russell 3000 from the Dow Jones Total Stock Market index.
Portfolio managers share visions of sugar plums
trueIn the spirit of the season, Pensions & Investments asked senior stock pickers at some of the world’s largest money managers what they would like for their holiday gift.
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus rally
trueS&P Dow Jones Indices conducted an analysis to test the theory of a “Santa Claus rally” and found evidence supporting the phenomenon actually exists.
PIMCO adds global equity portfolio manager
trueGiles Money joined PIMCO as a senior vice president and portfolio manager focused on global growth equity strategies.
ERAFP on lookout for Asia-Pacific SRI equity managers to run €400 million
trueEtablissement de Retraite Additionnelle de la Fonction Publique, Paris, is searching for three money managers to run a total of €400 million ($501 million) allocation to a socially responsible investing strategy for Asia-Pacific equities.
Hialeah Police Pension Fund seeks domestic large-cap managers
trueHialeah (Fla.) Police Pension Fund is searching for at least one domestic large-cap equity manager to run $10 million.
St. Louis Firefighters issues call for bond managers
trueSt. Louis Firefighters' Retirement Plan is searching for an active global fixed-income manager or active domestic core fixed-income manager to run $10 million.
Renaissance Capital: U.S. IPOs raise most money since 2000
trueProceeds raised in U.S. initial public offerings are up 54.6% in 2014, according to Renaissance Capital's 2014 Annual Review of U.S. IPOs (dated Dec. 17). The $84.9 billion of IPO proceeds in 2014 are the highest since 2000, when $96.9 billion was raised.
Sunrise General Employees launches U.S. midcap equity search
trueSunrise (Fla.) General Employees’ Retirement Fund is searching for an active domestic midcap value equity manager to run $24 million.
North Attleboro Contributory looking for U.S. core-plus bond manager
trueNorth Attleboro (Mass.) Contributory Retirement System is searching for an active domestic core-plus fixed-income manager to run $7.5 million.
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.
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.
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.
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.