International / Global / Emerging Markets

Non-U.S. & Global Equity
New England Pension Approves Global Equity Mgr. Search

The plan is potentially looking to replace its international developed markets equity manager.

Hedge Funds
Northeast Pension To Conduct Hedge FoF, Private Markets Searches

The plan will issue an RFP later this year due to standard state procurement laws and has also tabbed several private markets searches.

Passive Equity
Mid-Atlantic OPEB Plan Shakes Up Equity, Fixed-Income Portfolios

The plan replaced several of its passive mandates with Vanguard Group at yesterday’s board meeting.

Non-U.S. & Global Equity
Mid-Atlantic Pension Plan Adds Commitments; Terminates Twelve Strategies

The pension plan recently committed approximately $7.4 billion total to six funds and terminated 12 existing strategies.

Non-U.S. & Global Equity
Northeast Pension Axes Int’l Equity Manager; Makes Commitments

The retirement fund liquidated a $243 million international equity mandate and made commitments totaling $770 million in December.

International / Global / Emerging Markets
New England Pension Terminates Emerging Markets Equity Mandate

The assets will be indexed and no replacement search is planned.

International / Global / Emerging Markets
Midwest Pension Mulls Int’l Equity Mgr. Termination

The plan considered the termination as well as a restructure of its international small-cap portfolio in December.

International / Global / Emerging Markets
Emerging Markets Provide Opportunity, But Institutions Should Not Forget Risk: Webinar

Industry strategists see investment opportunities outside of the U.S. in emerging markets, but risks, such as China and its slow growth, pose challenges that institutions should be mindful about, according to a recent webinar.

Daily Feed
California Pension Approves EMD Hire

The plan began an invitation-only search last quarter.

Midwest DC Plan Lines Up U.S., Int’l Small-Cap Searches

The plan is preparing searches for international and U.S. small-cap equity managers for this year.