Teacher Retirement System of Texas
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Texas Teachers survey: Short yen, real estate and private equity best bets over the next three years
The latest board meeting presentation for the Texas Teacher Retirement System includes TRS' investment outlook for 2013. Included among its market and macroeconomic outlook charts are results of a "Best Ideas Survey 2013," which examines the attractiveness of ideas over the next one- and three-year
Texas Teachers reports $2.9 billion in Q4 alternatives hires
Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Austin, committed a total of $2.883 billion to a variety of alternative investment funds in the quarter ended Dec. 31, according to transaction reports provided by the $112 billion fund.
Texas Teachers has upbeat quarter
Teacher Retirement System of Texas experienced strong asset growth and positive performance in the quarter ended Sept. 30.
Stocks outperform bonds in each of the last three quarter centuries
To commemorate the diamond jubilee of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Hewitt EnnisKnupp prepared a capital markets review of financial markets over the past 75 years. Examining the historical performance of stocks and bonds over three separate quarter-century time periods, stocks have out
Texas Teacher Retirement System sees assets drop 1.2% for quarter
Texas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, experienced a 1.2% decline in assets in the quarter ended June 30 to $108.9 billion.
Texas Teacher Retirement System returned 1.85% in 2011
Texas Teacher Retirement System returned 3.8% for the fourth quarter and 1.85% for calendar year 2011, lagging the pension fund's internal benchmark of 3.9% for both time periods.
Texas Teacher Retirement losing senior managing director to private sector
Steve LeBlanc is resigning as senior managing director of the investment management division of the Texas Teacher Retirement System to return to the private sector.
Public pension funds' definition of emerging manager still a work in progress
More public pension plans are returning to defining emerging money manager firms as those owned by women, minorities or people with disabilities.
CalSTRS joins chorus favoring separate accounts over funds
The $149 billion California State Teachers' Retirement System could be the latest institutional investor to stray from its love affair with private equity funds in favor of a more individualized approach.
Texas Teachers pension fund commits to Admiral Capital Group
Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Austin, committed $15 million to Admiral Capital Real Estate Fund.
$250 million Bridgewater stake sold to Texas Teachers
The $109 billion Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Austin, has taken a non-voting equity stake in Bridgewater Associates LP, part of a 10-year plan by the manager to dilute the stake held by founder Raymond T. Dalio, president and co-chief investment officer.
Texas Teachers gets Bridgewater Associates ownership stake
Texas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, has taken a stake in Bridgewater Associates, part of a 10-year plan by the manager to dilute the stake held by the company's founder, Raymond T. Dalio, president and co-chief investment officer.
Texas Teacher Retirement System's returns lag benchmarks
Texas Teacher Retirement System's returns have trailed the $109 billion fund's internal benchmark for periods ended Sept. 30, according to performance information presented to trustees of the Austin-based retirement system.
Texas Teacher Retirement returns -7.06% in 3rd quarter
Texas Teacher Retirement System returned -7.06% in the third quarter, underperforming the fund’s internal benchmark by 170 basis points.
Blackstone passed on Texas Teachers pension deal
Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest private-equity firm, passed on a fundraising deal with the Teacher Retirement System of Texas that sent $3 billion apiece to KKR & Co. and Apollo Global Management LLC, Chairman Stephen Schwarzman said.