International / Global / Emerging Markets

Real Estate
Eastern Plan Makes RE, Credit Commitments

The plan’s real estate committee made two commitments with existing managers and one commitment with a new manager last week.

Manulife IM Adds Multi-Asset MD

He bolsters the firm’s multi-asset solutions team in Asia.

Industry News
Nile Capital Buys Stake In Welton Investment Partners

New York-based Welton is a global macro and ESG investment manager with $1.3 billion in assets under management.

Credit/Private Debt
West Coast Plan Posts Global Credit, Passive Provider RFPs

Plan is looking to fill a new $700 million allocation to global credit and conduct due diligence on its passive investment managers.

Government Plan To Begin U.S., Int’l Equity Searches This Quarter

The plan will issue RFPs this quarter after canceling previous search due to COVID.

Domestic Equity
Virginia Plan Makes Commitments, Fund Lineup Changes

A Virginia-based pension plan added commitments with new and existing managers in September and made several changes to its fund lineup over the past fiscal year.

International / Global / Emerging Markets
West Coast Plan To Discuss EME Mgr. Termination

The plan’s current emerging markets equity manager stands to lose two mandates.

International / Global / Emerging Markets
Midwest Plan Launches Emerging Markets Equity Search

The plan is seeking a complementary manager to the incumbent small-cap strategy within its emerging markets equity portfolio.

Nonprofit News Special Report: 2022 Traditional Investments Outlook

Many nonprofit investors anticipate positive but muted returns from the equity and bond markets in 2022 and are looking to de-risk their portfolios and rebalance toward policy allocations after colleges and universities saw their highest returns in more than three decades.

The prospects of economic and societal impacts of new COVID-19 variants coupled with continued supply chain issues and an inflationary environment that is less transitory than initially expected has led investors to take a more cautious approach with their investment portfolios.

New England Plan Nears Small-Cap Value Selection

The plan will interview three firms later this month in a search to replace incumbent LMCG Investments.