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
Unions pour cash into CalPERS election, use mailer to highlight sexual harassment complaint   
September 11, 2019 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Sacramento Bee - JJ Jelincic has been an influential force for years within CalPERS, the largest public pension fund in the United States. He is currently running for the CalPERS board. In 2011, three women accused Jelincic of leering at them in...
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New York Common dishes out $510 mln to PE in July   
September 11, 2019 Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: PE Hub - Commits to Searchlight, Warburg Pincus Searchlight fund value $1.5 bln in July Warburg Pincus fund closed at $4.25 bln New York State Common Retirement Fund made $510 million in private equity commitments in July, according to a...
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5th Circ. Invokes Chanel In Siding With Pier 1 Over Stock Drop   
September 10, 2019 Associated Profiles : Michigan Employees Retirement System (MERS)
Source: Law360 - U.S. District Judge Karen Gren Scholer dismissed the case in June of last year, finding the lead plaintiff, the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Michigan, hadn't shown the executives knowingly misled investors and...
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Some school bus driver applicants affected by 2011 Mississippi law   
September 10, 2019 Associated Profiles : Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) of Mississippi
Source: WTOK - But the law isn’t specific to just schools. “The 90 day wait is not unique to schools, [it applies to] any state employee that is part of the [Public Employees’ Retirement System of Mississippi]," says state...
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Wellington Management and CalPERS Launch Innovative Framework to Help Executive Teams Better Evaluate Physical Risks of Climate Change   
September 10, 2019 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: The Bakersfield Californian - Wellington Management (“Wellington”) and the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (“CalPERS”) today announced the launch of a new framework designed to help companies and their executive...
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Choosing To Teach Doesn't Pay In NJ – But It Should, Study Says   
September 10, 2019 Associated Profiles : New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits
Source: Patch - New Jersey should not degrade the value of teacher pensions and benefits, which help to close that gap" When all is said and done, the lack of pay incentive to choose a teaching career in New ...
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Blame politicians for CalPERS pension problem: Letters   
September 10, 2019 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Daily Breeze - Re “Pension system falls into a deeper hole” (Editorial, Aug. 25): The CalPERS pension problem lies with our local elected government officials that did not understand Nancy Reagan’s “Just say no.”...
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GPIF, CalPERS find themselves on same page regarding fees   
September 10, 2019 Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Pensions&Investments - When it comes to active management fees, the philosophy of CalPERS is in line with that of Japan's ¥159.2 trillion ($1.5 trillion) Government Pension Investment Fund. The Tokyo-based pension plan instituted a policy in 2018...
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Hedge Fund News: Richard Perry, Mitt Romney, Anthony Scaramucci   
September 10, 2019 Associated Profiles : South Carolina Retirement Systems
Source: Insider Monkey - Mariner, started by William Michaelcheck, 65, got $38 million in fees from the South Carolina Retirement Systems in fiscal 2011, or 16 percent of all the compensation paid to the fund’s money managers, which totaled $239...
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Golden Handshake: Pension ‘Air Time’ Lives On   
September 10, 2019 Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: PublicCEO - Until a pension reform six years ago, CalPERS and CalSTRS members could boost their pensions by buying credit for up to five years of service without doing the work, thus the name “air time.” But former Gov....
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