Public Plan News

27 Sep

US Pension Plans’ Private Markets Activity – Summer 2018 Recap

Derived from intelligence available in eVestment Private Markets, each month we highlight the top news and activity from North American and U.K. public pension plans across their private markets programs. While the three months of summer can often be thought of as a quieter time in private equity, fundraising, portfolio reviews and strategic meetings persist [...]
13 Mar
Public Plan IQ

eVestment Adds U.K. Pension Intelligence to Public Plan IQ

“Public Plan IQ users have frequently asked us when we’ll be launching coverage of public pensions in other countries,” said Debra Gregory, founder and head of eVestment’s Public Plan IQ solution. “That day has come: We’re excited to now include information on the U.K. LGPS to bring our clients even more value and information and [...]
25 Jan
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Private Equity No. 1 Choice for U.S. Public Pensions in 4Q

U.S. public pension plans announced 121 new commitments to private equity in the fourth quarter, according to the latest data from eVestment, the global leader in institutional investment data and analytics. This is down from the 124 private equity commitments U.S. public pensions announced in Q3, but still enough for private equity to be by [...]
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, [...]