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Did they say that? CIO quotes from 2013

Each year interviews CIOs and executive staff of the world’s largest asset owners, gaining insight into their investment strategy, asset allocation and demands from managers. In 2013 funds were focused on costs, increased portfolio look-through, “partnering” with managers and how to position fixed income exposures. This selection of quotes from CIOs of some of […]
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Pulling lots of small levers in Tennessee

Michael Brakebill had never visited Nashville, Tennessee before he interviewed for the role of chief investment officer at the $36.6-billion Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System (TCRS) back in 2008. Landing the job at the defined benefit scheme for Tennessee’s public sector workers, he left his position as head of domestic equity at Texas’ Teachers Retirement System […]

Tennessee plans asset allocation review

The Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System will conduct an asset allocation and portfolio implementation review, with an equities increase and reorganisation of the fixed income portfolio a likely outcome, as it investigates how to increase the returns of the fund at a strategic level. Tennessee Consolidated Retirement SystemAsset Owner: White is responsible for the content across […]

Tennessee finally enters private equity game

The $28 billion Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System is a late entrant into private equity with its debut $25 million allocation to the Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund X, occurring at the same time the fund has cut its allocation to short term assets by 5 per cent. Asset Owner: