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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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CalPERS Cancels Committee Meetings Due To Coronavirus

The $350 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System has announced that it has canceled its committee meetings scheduled for March 16 and March 17. 

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Investment Manager Searches Impacted By Coronavirus

Investment consultants and pension plans are canceling in-person meetings and delaying finalist interviews as the coronavirus pandemic rocks the U.S.

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Managers, Consultants Preach Patience As Market Continues Dive

Investment managers and consultants continue to preach that institutional investors stay the course and not make panicked decisions in the wake of major indexes nearing bear-market territory.