USPPF-Edge News and Information Dashboard

Listed below are the 50 most recent news articles about United States Pension Funds, continuously gathered from around the globe by the Institute.  The flow of news involved United States Pension Funds in general as well as the activities of specific United States Pension Funds and their investments. Archives are available in this content silo for subscribers (which are permanently maintained).

 

United States Pension Funds News
Pension fund joins action against Facebook   
(Friday - August 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: Financial Standard - CalSTRS said intervening in the existing derivative suit will give it the opportunity to pursue corporate governance reform. Its aim is to "protect Facebook's profitability, strengthen the resiliency of its business model and...
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MassPRIM adds Zatoonian to private equity team   
(Friday - August 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Pension Reserves Investment Management Board (Massachusetts), Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board Profile
Source: PE Hub - Zatoonian was hired in June prev worked at College of the Holy Cross MassPRIM has 4-person PE team Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board added Sarah Zatoonian to its private equity team in June as an...
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Moving forward: Lompoc Council opts to put sales tax increase before voters   
(Friday - August 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Santa Maria Times - Key to those discussions, however, was the city’s $93 million obligation to CalPERS, about $43 million of which is slated to come from the general fund. Mike Meyer, a vice principal with NHA ...
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Pension trustees against rate rise   
(Thursday - August 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - The trustees of the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System tentatively decided Wednesday to keep the rate charged to state and local governments unchanged for fiscal 2022, which begins July 1, 2021. The trustees previously...
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As girls' math-science registration deadline nears, conference 'all-star' business panel announced   
(Thursday - August 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS)
Source: WGNS - Carrie Green, director of equities for the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, the $50 billion pension system for state of Tennessee employees, and a certified financial analyst. Jackie Morgan, senior education program...
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Securities monitor choice paused   
(Thursday - August 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - The Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System Board on Wednesday delayed a decision about which securities monitoring firms to hire until their next meeting in November. The action came after trustee David Hudson's motion to...
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South Plainfield Resident Joins Affinity Federal Credit Union's Board of Directors   
(Thursday - August 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits
Source: TAPinto - Basking Ridge, N.J. (August XX, 2019) – Affinity Federal Credit Union announced today the addition of two new Board Members ... and the Alternate Benefits Program at the Division of Pensions and Benefits. Gatti and Sayers...
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Bonds round-up: New York MTA, SNCF, Tideway, CalSTRS, Kenya, Colombia ... and more   
(Thursday - August 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: Environmental finance - New York MTA returns with 11th green bond, SNCF Reseau goes long with 100-year green bond and more
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BlackRock raises $2 billion for Global Credit Opportunities Fund   
(Thursday - August 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)
Source: Pensions&Investments - The opportunistic credit fund invests in corporate credit assets across all geographies and industries and seeks value throughout the credit cycle. Investors include the $27.6 billion Texas Municipal Retirement System, Austin.
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Gender equality, women in governance to improve global sustainability   
(Thursday - August 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: Gulf Times - Since then, Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain have passed similar laws. In the US, the New York State Common Retirement Fund announced in 2018 that it would vote against all board directors standing for...
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