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Ohio PERS commits to HgCapital private equity fund
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System committed $200 million to HgCapital 7.
Ohio PERS chooses 3 for global TAA
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Columbus, hired Grantham Mayo von Otterloo, Pacific Investment Management Co. and Windhaven Investment Management to run a total of $1.6 billion in global tactical asset allocation strategies.
Ohio Public Employees searching for GTAA managers to run up to $1 billion
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System is searching for three to five managers to run at least $200 million each in global tactical asset allocation strategies.
Ohio Public Employees commits to long/short equity fund
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System committed $100 million to Tiger Consumer Partners, a long/short equity fund.
Appeals court sides with ratings firms, upholds dismissal of Ohio lawsuit
A U.S. Court of Appeals on Monday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit by Ohio's five state pension funds against Standard & Poor's, Moody's Investors Service and Fitch Ratings, alleging the firms' ratings of mortgage-backed securities were faulty and caused the pension funds to buy investments that
Pension funds' suit: J.P. Morgan's chief investment office became a prop-trading desk
J.P. Morgan Chase turned its chief investment office into a proprietary-trading unit that caused more than $6.2 billion in losses, pension funds said in a revised complaint in their lawsuit against the bank.
Ohio PERS puts $440 million into 3 hedge funds
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Columbus, made three new direct hedge fund investments totaling $440 million.
Ohio Public Employees DC hires Pru, RGA for wraps - Pensions & Investments
Ohio Public Employees Deferred Compensation Program, Columbus, hired Prudential Financial and Reinsurance Group of America as wrap providers for its stable value fund.
Ohio Public Employees to put risk-parity program under microscope
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, Columbus, is searching for a firm to conduct a needs assessment for its risk-parity investment program.
Ohio Public Employees invests $170 million with 2 hedge funds
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System made two new direct hedge fund investments totaling $170 million.
Bank of America settles pension fund lawsuit over disclosure
Five pension funds on Friday announced a $2.43 billion settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Bank of America over information it did not provide regarding billions of dollars in losses at Merrill Lynch prior to its acquisition by BofA in January 2009.
Ohio governor inks 5 state pension reform bills
Five reform bills covering each of Ohio's five public pension funds — which include increases to employee contributions in three of the funds — are now law, signed by Gov. John Kasich.
Public pension plans brace for legal challenges to cuts
Several high profile court cases and the prospect of more might be writing the next chapter of public pension reform, as bold - or desperate - legislators take aim at current workers' benefits, once considered untouchable.
Ohio Public Employees seeks CFO
Ohio Public Employees' Retirement System is searching for a chief financial officer.
Ohio PERS doles out $600 million for high-yield bonds, hedge funds
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System hired MacKay Shields to run $300 million in global high-yield fixed income, and three hedge funds to run another $300 million.