State of Wisconsin Investment Board
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Public pension plans make strides in staff pay
trueTwo large public pension plans recently adopted new compensation plans executives hope will enable them to recruit and retain key investment professionals.
Wisconsin Investment Board names senior portfolio manager for new multiasset division
trueNicholas Stanton was promoted to senior portfolio manager to lead a new multiasset strategy division at the $105 billion State of Wisconsin Investment Board.
Chipotle shareholders reject proxy access proposals, ratify executive pay
trueChipotle Mexican Grill Inc. shareholders at the company’s annual meeting Wednesday rejected two proxy access proposals, including one co-filed by the $163.4 billion New York City Retirement Systems, $56 billion UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust, Ann Arbor, Mich., and $5 billion Philadelphia Public ...
Wisconsin Investment Board pays investment staff $10.3 million incentive compensation
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, paid $11.9 million in incentive compensation to staff in 2014 for exceeding investment performance benchmarks over the past five years.
Wisconsin Investment Board moving $660 million to private equity, real estate
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board made eight private equity commitments totaling $390 million and two real estate commitments totaling $270 million.
Wisconsin Investment Board seeks multiasset managing director
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, is seeking a managing director, multiasset, absolute return and overlay portfolios.
Wisconsin Investment Board looking for consultant for private equity accounting, reporting
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, is searching for a consultant for private equity accounting and reporting.
Wisconsin state board eyes private equity consulting searches in early 2016
truetate of Wisconsin Investment Board plans to issue an RFP in early 2016 for private equity consulting.
2 pension funds focusing on smaller private equity funds
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board is investing in smaller private equity managers
Google shareholders approve pay package, re-elect all directors
trueGoogle Inc. shareholders Wednesday re-elected all directors despite opposition to several nominees, including Sergey Brin, co-founder of the company, from major pension funds, including CalSTRS, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and State of Wisconsin Investment Board.
Wisconsin's portfolio management system is celestially inspired
trueThe State of Wisconsin Investment Board invokes Mars, the god of war, as well as powerful symbols of the color red, fire and a circle to bring to life and infuse with energy its new ARIES portfolio management system.
Wisconsin state board, alumni group hire general partner to lead venture capital fund
trueGreg Robinson was named general partner of 4490 Ventures, a newly formed venture capital fund created by the $101.3 billion State of Wisconsin Investment Board and the $2.5 billion Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation that is focused on seed and early stage investments primarily in Wisconsin ...
Wisconsin investment funds top benchmarks in 2013
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board's $86.5 billion diversified core fund's investments returned 13.5% for 2013, outperforming its customized benchmark's 12.9% return.
Wisconsin Retirement System contributions to increase 5.6% in 2014
trueTotal contributions to the $92.3 billion Wisconsin Retirement System, Madison, will rise to an estimated $1.85 billion in calendar year 2014, a 5.6% increase from this year, as a result of rate boosts for participating employers and employees, according to projections from Bob Willett, chief ...
Wisconsin investment board weighing options on real estate consultant
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, issued an RFP for a real estate consultant.