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Virginia Retirement System hires GMO for $250 million in public equity
trueVirginia Retirement System hired Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo to run $250 million in public equity in GMO's emerging markets long-only domestic opportunities strategy.
VRS doling out bonuses for outperformance, fee savings
trueManaging investments in-house has been very profitable in more ways than one for the Virginia Retirement System, Richmond.
Virginia Retirement System adds $2.05 billion to public equity, alternatives
trueVirginia Retirement System hired managers to run or committed a total of $2.05 billion in public equity, private equity, real estate and credit.
Virginia Retirement System reports 11.8% return in fiscal year
trueVirginia Retirement System, Richmond, reported investment returns of 11.8% for its fiscal year ended June 30, boosting assets to $58.3 billion.
Virginia Retirement System commits $737 million to private equity, real assets managers
trueVirginia Retirement System, Richmond, committed $487 million to private equity and $250 million to real assets, according to presentations made at Thursday's board of directors meeting.
VRS picks ICMA-RC as record keeper
trueVirginia Retirement System hired ICMA-RC as record keeper for its defined contribution plans plus a new hybrid plan, effective Jan.1, 2014.
Virginia commits total of $749 million to alternatives
trueVirginia Retirement System, Richmond, committed $400 million to credit strategies, $299 million to private equity and $50 million to real assets.
Virginia Retirement System commits $75 million to infrastructure
trueVirginia Retirement System committed $75 million to Grain Infrastructure Fund II.
Virginia suit against BNY Mellon dismissed; VRS renews with custodian
trueA Virginia judge dismissed on Friday a lawsuit filed by Virginia Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli against Bank of New York Mellon over claims that it charged the $54 billion Virginia Retirement System excessive foreign-exchange fees.
Virginia Retirement System targets $200 million for Pritzker Realty Group
trueVirginia Retirement System committed $200 million to the Pritzker Apartment JV.
Blackstone closes real estate opportunity fund at $13.3 billion
trueBlackstone Group has closed the $13.3 billion Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII, making it the largest real estate opportunity fund raised.
Virginia Retirement System doles out $400 million to public, private equity
trueVirginia Retirement System, Richmond, hired Lombardia Capital Partners to manage $200 million in active domestic small-cap value equity.
Virginia Retirement System doles out $1.3 billion
trueVirginia Retirement System announced several manager hires and commitments totaling more than $1.3 billion at its Wednesday board meeting.
More state pension plans cutting assumed return rates
truePublic retirement systems increasingly are taking a more conservative approach toward return assumptions in light of weak market performance and strapped public budgets.
Virginia Retirement System doles out $375 million for alternatives
trueVirginia Retirement System, Richmond, committed a total of $375 million to three alternatives funds.