Mandates

LACERA considers alternative portfolio shifts, hires firms in key areas

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) trustees are considering some slight shifts in their alternative investment portfolios that…

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Virginia adds l/s strategy to equity program

The $92 billion Virginia Retirement System hired a long/short equity hedge fund earlier this year to boost the alpha prospects…

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Connecticut names FoHF finalists

This week the Investment Advisory Council considered a wide range of new mandates totaling more than $1 billion as the…

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CalSTRS set to expand macro portfolio exposure

The $283 billion California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) has been discussing important shifts within its alternative investment portfolios, including…

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Texas ERS Portfolio Manager offers candid advice for emerging manager HFs

In the interest of seeking a broader opportunity set, perhaps less diluted return streams and to propel nascent investment funds…

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AW Investor Scorecard tracks billions in LP activity

Pension funds have kicked off 2021 with a flurry of alternative investment activity as January investor mandate activity totaled $3.3…

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Florida allocates $2bn to alts in Q4 2020

The Florida State Board of Administration, which oversees the state retirement system’s $168 billion portfolio, allocated through 13 managers a…

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Texas ERS, PAAMCO Launchpad announce second seed

Phase 2 Partners officially launched with roughly $150 million in commitments from multiple investors, including a strategic partnership with the…

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LACERA expanding emerging manager/diverse portfolio with an alts slant

The Los Angeles County Employees’ Retirement Association (LACERA) is boldly building up its emerging manager portfolio with potential allocations to…

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AW Investor Scorecard: Allocators finalize $14bn plus in private market commitments

The number of mandates grew to nearly 90 in the final two months of 2020 as investors closed on $14.3…

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