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US Public Pension Funds Highlights
New Jersey pension funds sue Christie for non-payment   
January 21, 2015 Associated Profiles : North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System (NDPERS)
- Watch Dog - New Jerseyâs three largest pension funds are suing Gov. Chris Christie and his administration for failing to make payments to the state retirement system as required by statute. Filed Wednesday in Mercer County...
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Largest Nordic fund manager to divest from coal   
January 20, 2015 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
- worldcoal.com - There is resistance to fossil-fuel divestment in the US, where legislation is under way that could force îCalpersî and Calstrs, two of the biggest US public pension funds, to divest completely from...
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12 surprises for 2015   
January 20, 2015 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
- The Royal Gazette - The large Dutch pension fund PMT and îCalPERSî have decided to pull out of hedge funds all together. Hedge fund closures accelerated last year amid increased costs, lacklustre performance and...
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Editorial: Prudent step for Marin's pension fund   
January 20, 2015 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
- Marin Independent Journal - îCalPERSî, the state's largest public pension system, uses an assumption of 7.5 percent. In 2012, it lowered its assumption from 7.75 percent. MCERA's new standard, while a fraction lower...
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California Pension Intends to Reduce Private-Equity Managers   
January 20, 2015 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
- Bloomberg - Private-equity firms use borrowed money to buy companies, improve profits and resell them. Brad Pacheco, a îCalpersî spokesman, said in an e-mail that the pension plans to reduce the number of managers as...
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New York City urges probe into Coca-Cola in Colombia   
January 16, 2015 Associated Profiles : New York City Comptroller’s Office: Bureau of Asset Management
- Infoshop News - "The îNew York City pensionî funds are concerned about the allegations of alleged human rights abuses at Coca-Cola's Colombian affiliate," city Comptroller William Thompson said in asking for a...
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Public Pension Reform Debate To Proceed, But Without Bill From Sandoval Administration   
January 16, 2015 Associated Profiles : Nevada Public Employees Retirement System (NVPERS)
- Nevada News Bureau - CARSON CITY â Despite citing the need to reform Nevadaâs public employee pension plan, Gov. Brian Sandoval did not introduce a bill seeking changes to the retirement system by a deadline Monday....
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Illinois pension payments to go up in new budget   
January 15, 2015 Associated Profiles : State Employee’s Retirement System of Illinois (SERS)
- Rockford Register-Star - SPRINGFIELD â State payments to its pension systems will increase by nearly $700 million in the next state budget, putting further pressure on already tight state finances. The total state...
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Taking a look at the Florida and city pension funds   
January 15, 2015 Associated Profiles : Florida Retirement System Pension Plan
- The Gainesville Sun - Pension authority Alicia Munnell lauds the îFlorida Retirement Systemî as the "poster child for a well-run pension system." She praises the state's high ratio of assets to liabilities after the...
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State Street to Provide Investment Services for MERS   
January 14, 2015 Associated Profiles : Michigan Employees Retirement System (MERS)
- Benefits Canada - State Street has been appointed by the îMunicipal Employeesâ Retirement System of Michiganî (MERS) to provide a range of investment services for US$6 billion in assets. âAfter a...
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