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US Public Pension Funds Highlights
Colorado Pension Gap Growing Despite Reform: Moody's   
May 20, 2019 Associated Profiles : Colorado Public Employees Retirement System (PERA)
Source: The Bond Buyer - The state General Assembly passed legislation in 2010 that allowed the state to make adjustments in a number of benefits through the Colorado Public Employees Retirement System, including cost of living adjustments. That law was...
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Twitter 'must be more transparent' about how it deals with trolls, say activist investors   
May 20, 2019 Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: The Daily Telegraph - Investment firm Arjuna Capital and the New York State Common Retirement Fund, which together handle almost 1.5 million Twitter shares, have put forward a proposal that could force the company's management to share an...
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Delaware Public Employees' Retirement System Appoints Northern Trust As Global Custodian   
May 20, 2019 Associated Profiles : Delaware Public Employees Retirement System (DPERS)
Source: Global Custodian - Northern Trust says the Delaware Public Employees' Retirement System has appointed the bank as custodian for its retirement plans and commingled pension funds, which between them control assets worth US$6.5 billion. The...
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Investments up $723M for retirement system   
May 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - The Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System's investments increased in value by $723 million in the quarter that ended March 31 to $8.89 billion with help of rebounding stock markets, the system's investment consultant...
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Minnesota: The real pension challenge: discipline in good times, too: Pioneer Press editorial   
May 16, 2019 Associated Profiles : Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS)
Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - The three statewide public pension systems — the Public Employees Retirement Association, the Minnesota State Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement Association — aren’t out of the woods yet, but a...
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PSPRS staff gets bonuses while Arizona cities go broke   
May 15, 2019 Associated Profiles : Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
Source: Arizona Republic on MSN.com - Last year, the $10.3 billion trust posted a 7.1 percent return on its investments. The Arizona State Retirement System, meanwhile, enjoyed a 9.4 percent return. And finally, No, 5, the biggest question of all: Why not disband...
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CalPERS names director to manage private equity   
May 15, 2019 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: The Business Journals - The California Public Employees’ Retirement System has tapped a Bay Area fund manager as its new managing investment director for private equity. Greg Ruiz, a principal with Palo Alto-based Altamont Capital Partners, will...
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Washington state high court rules pension benefit reductions are constitutional   
May 14, 2019 Associated Profiles : Washington State Department of Retirement Systems
Source: Pensions&Investments - The rulings last week came as a result of two class-action lawsuits filed by the Washington Education Association against the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, Olympia, that questioned the Legislature's right to...
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South Dakota retirement board gets two new trustees, two incumbents re-elected   
May 13, 2019 Associated Profiles : South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS)
Source: Aberdeen American News - PIERRE — The longest-serving trustee for the South Dakota Retirement System and a brand-new member have won election without opposition, while another trustee was re-elected by one vote. Eric Stroeder of Mobridge received...
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The Tennessee State Pension Fund Has A North Korea Problem...Really   
May 13, 2019 Associated Profiles : Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS)
Source: Dealbreaker - According to its 2016 annual report, the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) has over $43 billion in assets. Presiding over those assets is CIO (and man who is really surprised to see you) Michael Brakebill: Earlier...
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