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  1. N.Y. governor vetoes bill increasing pension funds' maximum alternatives allocation

    trueNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have allowed the largest public pension funds in the state to increase their allocations to alternative investments to 30% from 25%.

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  1. New York State Common returns -0.52% for quarter

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund returned -0.52% for the quarter ended Sept. 30.

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  2. New York State Common slates $50 million for Graycliff for in-state private equity

    trueThe New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, announced on Tuesday a $50 million commitment in New York-based companies via the fund’s in-state private equity investment program.

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  3. New York State Common goes with Asia private equity fund

    trueThe New York State Common Retirement Fund committed $10 million to Northstar Equity Partners IV, which is managed by Northstar Advisors.

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  4. Analysis: New York State Common equity hedge fund managers exhibit above average stock selection skill

    trueAn analysis of public holdings shows that overall, equity hedge fund managers in the New York State Common Retirement Fund's absolute-return strategy exhibit “above average” skill as stock pickers, but are outside the top 25th percentile of the fund universe as a whole.

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  5. N.Y. State Common establishes $2 billion strategic partnership with GSAM

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund and Goldman Sachs Asset Management established a strategic partnership to run $2 billion in active global equity strategies.

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  6. New York State Common boosts allocation to 2 managers

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, allocated an additional $350 million total to existing equity managers Apex Capital Management and Progress Investment Management, said Matthew Sweeney, a spokesman for state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the sole trustee of the $180.7 billion pension ...

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  7. N.Y. State Common takes new bets on health-care providers, financials and Japanese equities

    trueNew York State Common Fund reported 111 new buys in the second quarter of 2014, according to its latest 13F filing. Excluding Google's new C-class shares, which began trading in April, Sallie Mae spinoff Navient Corp. was the top new position in the quarter at $26 million. In terms of sector and ...

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  8. New York State Common earmarks $417 million to 4 funds

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, made approximately $417 million in private equity commitments said a notice on the website of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, sole trustee of the $180.7 billion pension fund.

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  9. New York State Common withdraws shareholder proposal at ConAgra

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund withdrew a shareholder proposal at ConAgra Foods Inc. after the company agreed to commit to using only sustainably sourced palm oil, said a statement Thursday from the $176.2 billion Albany-based pension fund.

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  10. 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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  11. New York State Common Retirement Fund drops Cap Guardian for emerging markets equity

    trueNew York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, terminated Capital Guardian as manager of a $430 million emerging markets equity portfolio, said information on the website of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, sole trustee of the $176.2 billion pension fund.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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