Hartford HealthCare Outsources Investments, Releases CIO & Investment Team

The health system outsourced the management of its pension and endowment assets this week, replacing an internal investment office led by CIO David Holmgren.

Midwest State Plan Shakes Up Fixed-Income Portfolio

The board terminated three domestic fixed-income strategies, which handled $1.2 billion total across its three plans.

Southeast School District Seeking Investment Advisor

The district is seeking the services for its retirement plans.

Emerging/Diverse Managers
San Antonio F&P To Terminate EM Program

Program had underperformed its custom benchmark net-of-fees since inception.

New England Plan Issues Consultant RFP

The plan is conducting the search due to the upcoming contract expiration of its current consultant.

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Credit/Private Debt
Southern Firefighters Plan Makes Private Credit Commitment

The plan made a commitment after interviewing two private credit managers last week.

Asset Study/Review
Midwest Plan Increases Private Markets Target; Places Int’l Equity Mgr. On Watch

The plan increased its total private markets target as the portfolio is currently overweight to private equity and private real assets and recently placed an MSCI EAFE Index fund manager on watch due to underperformance.

In The News
Pension Funds Fixate On Climate Change

Managers of pension funds are anticipating a rise in investment complexity and have an increased focus on climate change.

Investment News
Governor Lamont Says Today’s Historic $2.8 Billion Special Pension Payment Is One Of The Strongest Fiscal Stability Moves Connecticut Has Made In A Generation

State Comptroller Natalie Braswell’s office is transferring $3.1 billion of Connecticut’s operating surplus into the budget reserve fund.
Wilshire Launches New Global Index Series

New FT Wilshire Global Equity Market Series captures global investment opportunities with greater precision.

How Emerging Market Impact Funds Can Reverse The Curse Of Low (Return) Expectations

Private investment is needed to lift billions out of poverty, create jobs, improve the environment, adapt to the effects of climate change and to fill gaps in provision of education, healthcare and financial services. Yet in these markets impact investing is farthest from its potential.

Impact Alpha
STRS Ohio Requests Provider(s) for Fee Validation Services, Third Party Administration
STRS Ohio requests proposals for either or both private markets fee validation and private markets
STRS Ohio Requests US REIT Manager Services
STRS Ohio requests proposals for US REIT manager services.  The RFP will be available on

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