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Southwest DC Plan Rehires Consultant

The incumbent consultant was awarded a new eight-year contract.

Southwest Plan Discloses Private Markets Commitments

The plan disclosed commitments totaling $300 million at a meeting last month.

Texas Pension Bolsters Infrastructure Portfolio

The retirement system added a $75 million commitment to an existing manager relationship last month.

Real Estate
Great Plains Fund Slated To Restructure RE Portfolio, Add 130/30 Managers

The fund was slated to receive recommendations to restructure its real estate portfolio and add extended equity managers to its portfolio at its board meeting last week.

Midwest University Mulling Consultant Contract Extension

The university is considering extending the general investment consultant’s contract for an additional one-year period.

Administrator/Record Keeper
Southern University System Consolidates To Single Record Keeper For DC Plans

The system hired a single record keeper for its five defined contributions plans after launching an RFP process in the second quarter.

Private Equity
Southern University Approves Private Equity Secondaries Commitment

The institution approved committing up to $20 million to an existing private equity manager with an additional co-investment with the firm at its investment committee meeting late last month.

Southern University High-Yield Mgr. Addition

The university approved adding a new manager to its endowment to handle a high-yield bond mandate through partial redemptions of two domestic large-cap equity managers.

Emerging/Diverse Managers
Smithsonian Has Nearly 40% Of Endowment W/ Diverse Mgrs.: Report

The institution’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report showed that it has nearly 40% of its domestic assets under management invested with minority- and women-owned investment managers.

Emerging/Diverse Managers
Georgetown’s Diverse Manager Representation Ticking Up

The university has added five new U.S.-based managers recently, a report found.