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  • October 18, 2017
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    Saving Your Firm From Disaster

    October 5, 2017

    Managers, Providers Discuss Importance of Continuity Planning After Hurricanes Impact Texas, Florida

    Smaller and emerging managers impacted by a devastating Hurricane season stressed the importance of having a developed business continuity plan and following through on it in order to minimize the impacts of natural disasters.
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    LACERA Begins Direct Emerging Manager Search

    October 5, 2017

    The $53.3 billion Los Angeles County (Calif.) Employees Retirement Association has begun a search for active domestic and non-U.S. equity emerging managers for its new approximately $1.25 billion di- rect emerging manager program.


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    Illinois Gov. Vetoes Revenue Bill Aimed At Investment Consultants

    October 5, 2017

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed a bill that would have required investment consultants advising the state’s pension plans to disclose all compensation generated from asset management firms.
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    W.K. Kellogg Foundation Director Of Investments Departs

    October 5, 2017

    Carmen Heredia-Lopez recently left her position as director of investments at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Spokeswoman Dana Linnane confirmed, in an e-mail.
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    Conference Coverage

    Investment Consultants Greatest Hurdle For Diverse Asset Managers: Panelists

    October 5, 2017

    Investment consultants continue to be the greatest hurdle for diverse asset managers looking to grow their institutional asset base, according to a panel speaking at an event hosted by Commonfund and The Toigo Foundation.


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    Marketing

    Redwood Ramps Up Marketing Of Non-U.S. Equity Strategies

    October 5, 2017

    Redwood Investments is ready to make a name for itself in the non-U.S. equity space.


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    Alternatives

    XA On Lookout For Opportunities After Launching First Closed-End Fund

    October 5, 2017

    XA Investments is on the lookout for its next partner to bring a closed-end alternative strategy to the market.

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    Dallas Employees Narrows Next Generation Equity Manager Search

    October 5, 2017

    The $3.5 billion Dallas Employees’ Retirement Fund approved a staff recommendation to interview four “next generation” equity managers at its Oct. 10 board meeting, according to audio from the plan’s Sept. 14 board meeting.
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    San Francisco Restructures MoM Bivium; Fate Unknown

    October 5, 2017

    The $22.3 billion San Francisco City & County Employees’ Retirement System trimmed emerging manager-of-managers Bivium Capital Partners’ portfolio in the second quarter to two high-conviction managers from six, according to documents from its Sept. 13 board meeting.
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    Industry News

    NEPC Senior Research Consultant Departs For Pathstone Federal Street

    October 5, 2017

    Donna Szeto, a senior research consultant in the traditional manager research group at NEPC, has resigned, Spokeswoman Liz Shaw confirmed, in an e-mail.
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    Phillips Academy Tabs New CIO

    October 5, 2017

    Kirsten Landers Glantz took over as cio of boarding high school Phillips Academy on Aug. 14, Spokeswoman Tracy Sweet confirmed, in an e-mail.
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