Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income

Emerging/Diverse Managers
Calif. Plan Funds Global Equity Emerging Manager

The pension plan funded one of its separate account mandates for the global equity emerging manager program last month.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
Great Plains Board Adds Int’l Bond Strategy To Retirement Plan

The board added an international bond fund option to one of its retirement plans over two other strategies.

Asset Study/Review
Chicago University Foundation Revises A/A

The foundation’s revised asset allocation creates a maiden global bond allocation while increasing its targets to domestic fixed-income, real assets and domestic large-cap equity.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
New England Pension To Issue EMD RFP

The plan’s incumbent managers were first hired in 2016.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
Midwest Pension Launches EMD Search

The pension fund approved the staff recommended RFP last week.

Nonprofit News Special Report 2024: Traditional Investments Outlook

2023 was supposed to be a down year for foundations and endowments with a potentially recessionary environment, however, equity and bond returns came out in the green, thanks in part to strong fourth quarters, leaving investors and allocators with a more optimistic outlook for their portfolios entering 2024.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
Midwest Pension Posts Emerging Market Debt RFP

The pension fund’s 3% portfolio to the asset class is currently held in an index fund.

Private Equity
Midwest Pension Launches PE Secondaries Search

The pension fund is seeking one or more private equity secondaries products diversified by underlying fund strategy and geographic focus.

Mass. Pension Makes EMD, High-Yield Hires

The plan selected the managers at a meeting today following RFPs issued in April.

Non-U.S. & Global Fixed-Income
New England Plan Hires PIMCO For EMD Mandate

The firm will manage a hard currency mandate for the plan following the issuance of an RFP in the second quarter.