Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income

HSBC AM Hires EM Bond Manager

She will co-manage the firm’s emerging market corporate debt strategies.

Asset Study/Review
Virginia Plan Approves A/A Shift, Commitments

A Virginia-based pension plan shifted assets from its private credit portfolio and added two commitments at its board meeting yesterday.

Passive Equity
Rocky Mountain 457 Plan Shakes Up Equity, Fixed-Income Portfolios

The plan moved its four index funds with Vanguard Group to index funds with Fidelity Investments.

Bank Loan
Calif. Plan To Issue Bank Loan RFP Early Next Month

Plan will issue an RFP for bank loan managers following approval at this week’s board meeting.

Passive Equity
Midwest Plan Launches Passive Mgmt. Search

Plan has begun a search for passive investment management providers.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
Southwest Plan Hires EMD Manager

Plan made a change in emerging market debt managers in the second quarter.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
Allianz Global Investors Hires EMD Director

He will provide ESG, macroeconomic and political analysis of Latin American countries.

Industry News
Macquarie To Acquire AMP’s Global Equity, Fixed-Income Business

The transaction is expected to close early next year.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
Aviva Adds Three To EMD Team

The new appointments include one senior portfolio manager and two analysts.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
GAM Expands Global Credit Team

They will help manage the Asian income and diversified income bond funds.