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  1. North Carolina Retirement Systems commits $735 million

    trueNorth Carolina Retirement Systems committed $735 million to alternative investment and real estate funds.

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  1. North Carolina treasurer seeks pension reforms

    trueNorth Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell is asking the state Legislature to change some investment and reporting practices of the $86 billion North Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh.

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  2. BofA directors re-elected, executive compensation approved

    trueBank of America Corp. shareholders Wednesday approved the election of all nominees for director, its executive compensation and rehiring of its auditing firm, while rejecting all shareholder proposals, upending voting decisions of some major pension funds.

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  3. Forensic investigation at R.I. yields transparency progress

    trueThe review of the $86.1 billion North Carolina Retirement Systems follows a similar forensic investigation of the $8.3 billion Rhode Island Employees' Retirement System, Providence.

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  4. More changes ahead for N.C. retirement system

    trueAfter years of controversy over the now-$86.1 billion North Carolina Retirement Systems' sole trustee structure, Treasurer Janet Cowell is about to work herself out of that job.

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  5. Panel calls for new board structure, end of sole trusteeship for North Carolina

    trueNorth Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh, should end its sole trusteeship and instead create a board of trustees to oversee its investment program, a governance review panel said Thursday.

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  6. Investigator calls for North Carolina state auditor to look into alternatives fees

    true“Hundreds of millions” of dollars in fees paid to alternative money managers by the $86.1 billion North Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh, are not being disclosed by state Treasurer Janet Cowell, the sole trustee, according to forensic investigator Benchmark Financial Services.

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  7. North Carolina Retirement Systems commits nearly $2 billion

    trueNorth Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh, has committed $1.95 billion to 10 alternative investment funds since mid-December.

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  8. North Carolina Retirement Systems returns 12.28% in 2013

    trueNorth Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh, returned 12.28% in 2013, led by double-digit returns in its global equity portfolio.

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  9. North Carolina considers end to sole trustee role

    trueThe number of public pension systems with a sole trustee might shrink to two from three, as North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell launches a wholesale review of the pros and cons of the approach.

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  10. Union not happy with N.C. treasurer's push into fee-heavy investments

    trueThe State Employees Association of North Carolina has stepped up pressure on state Treasurer Janet Cowell in recent months as she prepares to flex newly won legislative authority to raise the alternative investments allocation of the $83.1 billion North Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh.

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  11. N.C. placement agent review leads to new policy and refunds

    trueA multiyear review of placement agent practices for the $83.1 billion North Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh, has led to a rigorous new placement agent policy and roughly $15 million in refunds and fee discounts from eight investment managers.

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  12. North Carolina returns 4.89% in Q3

    trueNorth Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh, returned 4.89% in the third quarter of 2013, with positive returns in all asset classes.

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  13. North Carolina Retirement Systems searches for defined contribution consultant

    trueNorth Carolina Retirement Systems, Raleigh, is searching for an investment consultant for its defined contribution plans, according to an RFP.

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