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    Mercer, Callan Merger Not Likely To Create Emerging Focus

    March 4, 2009

    The blockbuster merger of Mercer and Callan Associates is not likely to lead to a specific emerging manager research group in the consulting behemoth; however emerging firms are likely to benefit from a more specialized research structure the combined firm will look to implement, said Jeff Schutes, Mercer’s U.S. investment consulting leader.
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    Illinois Consolidation Moves To Senate

    March 4, 2009

    Proposed legislation seeking to consolidate Illinois’ five public pension funds introduced to the State Senate last month includes a provision requiring the combined plan to carve out at least 12% of the total portfolio to minority managers.

    Senate Bill 1754, introduced by Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg also defines emerging managers as women- or minority-owned firms or businesses owned by a person with a disability that have at least $10 million but less than $2 billion in assets under management.


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    NY Hires Emerging, Developing Manager Investment Officer

    March 4, 2009

    Marc Gross has been hired by the New York City Retirement Systems as investment officer overseeing the plan’s emerging and developing manager investments, confirmed Spokeswoman Laura Rivera.
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    NASP Names Executive Director

    March 4, 2009

    Orim Graves, senior v.p. of client service and performance reporting at FIS Group, has been named executive director of the National Association of Securities Professionals.
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    Investment Mgr. Fee Renegotiation To Top Changes: Survey

    March 4, 2009

    Nearly one-third of institutions expect the renegotiation of investment manager fees to be the biggest change expected over the next 1-2 years, according to a survey from Callan Associates.
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    Best, Worst Performers Likely To Outperform: Citi Smith Barney

    March 4, 2009

    Separate account and mutual fund managers with returns in the top 10% or the bottom 20% of their respective manager universe for the past three years are prone to outperform for the next three years, according to Citi Smith Barney research.
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