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  1. Alliant shareholders reject firearms safety proposal filed by 2 pension funds

    trueAlliant Technologies Inc. shareholders Wednesday rejected by a 92.3% vote a shareholder proposal on firearms safety filed jointly by the New York State Common Retirement Fund and the Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, a company SEC filing shows.

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  1. Bills proposed to permit higher alts allocations at New York pension funds

    trueNew York state legislators have introduced bills that would allow large public pension funds to increase allocations to alternative investments such as private equity and hedge funds to 35% from 25%.

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  2. New York State Common earmarks $700 million for 3 managers

    trueThe New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, made $700 million in new commitments, according to a transaction report posted on the website of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the sole trustee of the $176.2 billion pension fund.

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  3. Comcast agrees to disclose political spending; N.Y. State Common withdraws resolution

    trueThe New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, has reached an agreement with Comcast Corp. in which the media company will disclose political spending made with corporate money.

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  4. Private equity only part of Safeway merger story

    trueSafeway Inc.'s pending $9.6 billion merger with Albertsons might be as much a real estate play as it is a private equity deal, but the real estate angle won't be revealed right away.

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  5. New York State Common putting $700 million in real estate, private equity

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund made five new commitments totaling $700 million.

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  6. SEC settles New York pay-to-play charges

    trueSeven people involved in a pay-to-play scandal with the $160.7 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, have settled charges brought by the SEC, the agency announced Monday.

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  7. New York State Common earmarks $10 million for in-state private equity

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, made a $10 million commitment to Tribeca Venture Partners through the pension fund's in-state private equity program, confirmed, Nikki Jones, a spokesman for state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the sole trustee of the $173.2 billion pension fund.

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  8. U.S. court rules in favor of Chevron, says Ecuadorean judgment result of fraud

    trueAn $18 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in Ecuador over remediation for environmental damage was the result of fraud and is unenforceable in the U.S., according to a ruling released Tuesday by the U.S. District Court in New York.

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  9. New York State Common commits $500 million to private equity, distressed debt

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, made seven new commitments totaling about $500 million.

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  10. Connecticut, New York pension funds target Alliant for gun-control proxy proposal

    trueAlliant Techsystems Inc. shareholders will face a joint proxy proposal from the Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds and New York State Common Retirement Fund calling on the company to address “public safety issues arising from the misuse of firearms and ammunition that poses risk to investor ...

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  11. New York State Common invests $200 million with Pine Street for emerging managers

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, invested $200 million with Pine Street Alternative Asset Management.

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  12. New York State Common posts 5.14% return for quarter

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund posted an estimated investment return of 5.14% for the three months ended Dec. 31.

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  13. New York State Common commits $200 million to Asia real estate fund

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund committed $200 million to Morningside Investment Partners.

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