Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income

Emerging/Diverse Managers
Illinois Plan Makes Emerging MoM Hire, RE Commitment

An Illinois pension fund hired a new global credit fixed-income emerging manager-of-managers and made a $50 million real estate commitment at its board meeting last week.

Non-U.S. & Global Equity
Windy City Plan Eyes Global Low Vol RFP

A Windy City investor expects to issue a global low volatility equity manager RFP after approving a maiden allocation last month.

MRI/Social Investments
Northeast Pension Plan Searching For Climate Change Solutions Managers

A Northeast city is looking for active equity and fixed-income managers investing in climate change solutions.

Midwest Plan Posts Emerging Manager-of-Managers RFP

A Midwestern investor has issued an RFP for emerging manager-of-managers services.

Northeast Plan Considering EMD, Secondary Consultant RFPs

A pension fund in the Northeast is considering searching for emerging market debt managers and a secondary private equity consultant.

2020 Traditional Investments Outlook

Expectations for the equity and bond markets in 2020 continue to be cautiously optimistic after a 2019 market that left bearish investors wishing they had kicked that sentiment down the road a year or two.

While many do not expect the market to perform in 2020 quite like it did in 2019, nonprofit investors are still not expecting their real spending targets to come under heavy pressure in the near-term as they gauge the economic cycle and its ability to sustain its growth trajectory.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
West Coast Plan Concludes EMD Search

A West Coast county pension plan completed its search for emerging market debt managers yesterday.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
Midwest Plan Wraps Up EM Debt Mgr. Search

A Midwestern pension plan made two hires in an emerging market debt manager search.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
Mid-Atlantic Plan Approves EMD Search

A Mid-Atlantic pension plan approved a new asset allocation resulting in a search for emerging market debt managers.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
Mid-Atlantic Plan Considering Emerging Market Debt Manager Search

A pension fund near the nation’s capital is considering an emerging market debt search and new asset allocation.