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
Hedge Fund News: Richard Perry, Mitt Romney, Anthony Scaramucci   
(Tuesday - 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   
(Tuesday - 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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Virginia Retirement System returns 6.7% for fiscal year   
(Tuesday - September 10, 2019) Associated Profiles : Virginia Retirement System
Source: Pensions&Investments - Virginia Retirement System, Richmond, returned a net 6.7% in its fiscal year ended June 30, the $82.3 billion pension fund reported Monday. The one-year return was close to the 7% assumed rate of return, and Chief Investment...
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CalSTRS weighs active risk budget to better manage investments   
(Tuesday - September 10, 2019) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: Pensions&Investments - CalSTRS could bring its emerging markets equity portfolio in house and use an active risk budget approach to allow staff to move equity investments between passive and active management to allow greater flexibility, June Kim, the...
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Alarms sound about talk of merging state employee and teacher insurance plans   
(Sunday - September 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System
Source: Arkansas Times - She wrote about a task force meeting next week that will go beyond insurance to discussion of potential merger of the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System and the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System. This would be a $20...
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San Antonio park and airport police sue to get pay equity with SAPD officers   
(Sunday - September 08, 2019) Associated Profiles : Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)
Source: San Antonio Express-News - For other city employees who retire at the same level of service, their pension depends on the amount they contributed to the Texas Municipal Retirement System during their work years and other factors. The airport and park...
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DeVry Investors Reach $27.5M Settlement In Stock Drop Suit   
(Saturday - September 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Utah Retirement Systems (URS)
Source: Law360 - Investors in the company, who are now led by pension fund Utah Retirement Systems, first brought suit in May 2016 against the company then known as DeVry and some of its former officers, alleging that DeVry, then one of the...
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Judge gives nod to $28M deal to settle investor suit vs DeVry over grad job rate claims; Lawyers to get $7M   
(Saturday - September 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Utah Retirement Systems (URS)
Source: Cook County Record - Utah Retirement Systems filed the suit in 2016, on behalf of itself and other investors, against DeVry in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Utah Retirement described itself as a "highly sophisticated...
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Retiring from the Retirement System   
(Saturday - September 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS)
Source: WNAX - Rob Wylie, the longtime Executive Director of the South Dakota Retirement System is taking advantage of that system and is himself retiring. He announced his intentions last December and met with the board for the last time this...
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Retirees' system cutbacks on hold   
(Saturday - September 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - The co-chairmen -- Sen. Bill Sample and Rep. Les Warren, both R-Hot Springs -- pledged to hold these meetings after most of the bills proposed by the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System to reduce its unfunded liabilities...
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