COVID-19 News

Industry-related updates to keep you in the loop on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay informed and up to date.

COVID-19 News
Consultants, Plans Discuss Importance Of Shoring Up Short-Term To Take Advantage Of Future Opportunities

Investment consultants are recommending institutions focus on shoring up their immediate needs and maintaining the status quo in the short-term while preparing to be able to capitalize on upcoming investment opportunities the coronavirus pandemic will provide long-term investors.

03.25.20
Private Equity
Southwest Permanent Fund Plan Makes PE Commitments

A permanent fund in the Southwest has made two private equity commitments.

03.25.20
COVID-19 News
SFERS Urges Businesses To Step Up Against Coronavirus

The $25 billion San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System is calling upon businesses to do their part in the fight against COVID-19.

03.24.20
COVID-19 News
Pension Funds Push RFP Deadlines In Adapting To Coronavirus Disruptions

Pension funds are beginning to push back due dates for ongoing RFPs as they address disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

03.23.20
People
CalSTRS CEO Postpones Retirement

Jack Ehnes has postponed his retirement as ceo of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System due to the coronavirus crisis.

03.23.20
Emerging Managers
Northeast Plan Postpones Emerging MoM RFP Release

A state pension fund in the Northeast has postponed the release of its emerging manager-of-managers RFP.

03.23.20
Multi Asset/Investment Advisor
Northeast Plan Puts MoM Search On Hold Amid Coronavirus Concerns

A Northeast pension plan will reconvene discussions for its manager-of-managers search at a later date.

03.20.20
COVID-19 News
Verus Urges Long-Term Focus During Market Correction

Institutions should maintain perspective and a long-term focus as the coronavirus pandemic continues to cause instability in the capital markets.

03.19.20
COVID-19 News
Nonprofits’ Outlook Turning Negative Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The outlook for higher education institutions is shifting to negative from stable as a result of the financial impact of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a recent outlook from Moody’s Investors Service.

03.19.20
COVID-19 News
Southern Plan Postpones Small-Cap Value Presentations Due To Coronavirus

A Southern pension plan has postponed presentations in a domestic small-cap value equity manager search.

03.18.20