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L.A. Fire & Police retain Northern Trust, Heitman
trueLos Angeles Fire & Police Pension Plan renewed the contracts of Northern Trust Asset Management for a $330.3 million passively managed international small-cap equity portfolio and Heitman for a $238.6 million real estate separate account.
7 U.K. funds pool externally managed, passive assets in move to LGIM
trueA group of seven U.K. local government pension schemes will invest £6.5 billion ($9.8 billion) in pooled passive strategies run by Legal & General Investment Management.
Yuan gets 10.92% weighting in IMF reserve currency
trueThe International Monetary Fund’s executive board announced Monday that effective Oct. 1, the Chinese renminbi will be included in the Special Drawing Rights basket for the first time.
Calamos continues fighting after another change at top
trueCalamos Investments LLC has seen its second leadership change in three years.
Japan Post Bank gearing up for change
trueJapan Post Bank, the country's biggest institutional investor with more than ¥200 trillion ($1.67 trillion) in assets, has lived in the shadow of the ¥141 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund's aggressive move into risk assets over the past year. Money managers say that could be about to ...
RPMI Railpen moves on new track to power up fixed-income portfolio
trueRPMI RailPen is turning its attention to fixed income in the latest move to take greater control of costs and investment decision-making in the £21 billion ($32.1 billion) Railways Pension Scheme, London.
Low-volatility strategies soar as investors reduce risks
trueA desire to reduce risk exposure yet maintain an allocation to equities is driving institutional investor appetite for low-volatility equities strategies way, way up.
Filings tell tale of PIMCO fund drain
trueThe PIMCO Total Return Fund lost nearly a third of the assets allocated to it by plans among the 100 largest U.S. corporate DC funds during 2014, new data show.
Columbia Threadneedle executive: Risk parity garners continued interest, despite critics
trueJeffrey L. Knight, Columbia Threadneedle Investments' global head of investment solutions, says he is at turns happy and frustrated with how his Columbia Adaptive Risk Allocation fund has fared during a challenging period for risk-parity strategies this year.
Active ETP assets up 29% year-to-date
trueAssets in active exchange-traded products rose 29% year-to-date through October, to $32.9 billion, according to data released Tuesday by ETFGI.
Baird to acquire Chautauqua Capital Management
trueRobert W. Baird & Co. has agreed to acquire money manager Chautauqua Capital Management.
London Pensions Collective Investment Vehicle selects first 4 equity managers
trueLondon Pensions Collective Investment Vehicle hired four equity managers.
Louisiana State Employees names 3 to shortlist to run international equity
trueLouisiana State Employees’ Retirement System named Copper Rock Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Thompson, Siegel & Walmsley as finalists in its shortlist search for two active international small-cap equity managers to run a total of up to $495 million.
BlackRock recruits emerging markets debt director
trueJack Deino was named director, emerging market debt at BlackRock.
Massachusetts Water pension plan scouting for international equity managers
trueMassachusetts Water Resource Authority Employees’ Retirement System is searching for international core/value equity managers to run up to $30 million.