Public Plan News

25 Oct

Inst Investors Continue Interest in Private Equity, Real Assets

U.S. public pension plans tracked by eVestment’s Public Plan IQ made 72 investment commitments to private equity funds in Q3 2017, the No. 1 allocation choice for these public plans during the quarter. Allocations to real assets came in at No. 2, at 66 during Q3 2017. Public Plan IQ’s Q3 results mirror allocation trends [...]
10 Aug

US Pensions’ Private Markets Activity – July 2017 – Semi-Annual Program Reports

Derived from our Public Plan IQ solution, each month eVestment highlights the top news and activities of US public pension plans across their private markets programs. The mid-year mark tends to be a time for companies to reflect on YTD activity and review progress on annual goals, and US public pension plans are no different. [...]
02 Aug

US Public Pensions Hungry for Real Assets and Private Equity

New data shows public pension plans in the United States are increasingly favoring exposure to real assets and private equity strategies. Of new investment commitments announced by U.S. public pension plans in 2Q 2017 and tracked by eVestment’s Public Plan IQ solution, 85 were for real asset strategies and 68 were for private equity. These [...]
31 Jul

Nebraska Asset Allocation Review, Chicago Teachers Seeking Core Fixed, Small Cap

Among documents added to Public Plan IQ last week were materials for: Alameda, Boston, Fort Worth, LA Water, Louisiana Fire, Marin County, Maryland, Merced County, Miami GESE, Missouri ERS, Milwaukee ERS, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Dakota, Oklahoma Police, Rhode Island, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Sarasota Fire, Sonoma County, Vermont, and West Virginia. At [...]
24 Jul

Texas ERS Cutting Equity, Ups Alts

Among documents added to Public Plan IQ last week were materials for: Alabama, Austin, Chicago Fire, Chicago Teachers, Connecticut, East Bay Mud, Fairfax Ed, Fresno City, Houston Fire, Illinois State Board, Jackson County, Jacksonville Police, Kentucky, LACERS, LA Fire, LA Water, Maine, New York City, Ohio Highway Patrol, Ohio Workers Comp, Oklahoma Firefighters, PA SERS, [...]
17 Jul

University of California $10B to Alts

University of California $10B to Alts, CalSTRS Investment Plan, LACERA Rethinks Asset Allocation Among documents added to Public Plan IQ since the July 4th holiday were materials for: Boston, Bristol, CalPERS, CalSTRS, Chicago Police, CCCERA, Dallas ERF, Dallas P&F, El Paso, Fort Worth, Gwinnett, Hawaii, Houston Fire, Illinois Teachers, Imperial County, Iowa Muni, Kern County, [...]
12 Jul

US Pension Plans’ Private Markets Activity – June 2017 Recap

Derived from intelligence available in eVestment Public Plan IQ, each month eVestment highlights the top news and activities of US public pension plans across private markets strategies. Here’s a recap and summary of five of the most viewed documents by our users in June.   1. San Diego County ERA Recommend Termination of Contract with [...]
03 Jul

Ohio Teachers Plan

Ohio Teachers Plan: Ups Alts, New Equity Strategies, Alameda Equity Review, More Passive, Indiana Ponders Internal Management Among documents added to Public Plan IQ last week were materials for: Alameda, AZ Public Safety, Austin, Colorado PERA, Denver, Detroit General, Indiana, Iowa, LACERA, LA Fire, LA Water, Louisiana, Maryland, Milwaukee City, New Hampshire, New Mexico SIC, [...]
26 Jun

PA SERS Liquidates Hedge Funds, Goes Passive

PA SERS Liquidates Hedge Funds, Goes Passive, PCA Introduces New Private Income-Driven Class, San Jose Considers Asset Allocation Shifts It was a busy week for the public funds. Among documents added to Public Plan IQ last week were materials for: Alaska Retirement, Baltimore FP, Chicago Fire, Chicago Muni, Colorado FP, Connecticut, Fresno City, Illinois Muni, [...]
19 Jun

AZ Exits $5B Active Equity, Moves to Factor Investing

AZ Exits $5B Active Equity, Moves to Factor Investing, Maine Looking to Up Alternatives, San Diego County Restructuring Fixed Income Busy week for the public funds. Among documents added to Public Plan IQ last week were materials for: Arizona, CalPERS, Dallas ERF, Denver, Jacksonville Police, Kern County, Los Angeles Fire, Louisiana Schools, Maine, Merced County, [...]