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TRS fuels up for energy surge

The $155 billion Teacher Retirement System of Texas is restoring its target allocation to energy, as experts see favourable conditions due to higher US oil production and continued reliance on fossil fuels. This is at odds with other investors divesting from fossil fuels.
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Texas Teachers bears down on fees

The $140 billion Teacher Retirement System of Texas is renegotiating its deals with hedge fund managers including moving to a 1-and 30 fee model as it looks to realign fees across the board.
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US public pensions take to social media

US public pension funds, under fire for the sustainability of their defined-benefit plans, are increasingly opening a new social-media front line in the battle to influence public opinion. The Maryland State Retirement and Pension System is the latest to step up its social media presence, posting its first You Tube video, which outlines the positive […]
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Texas Teachers extends manager partnerships

Texas Teachers Retirement System has extended a unique public markets strategic partnership structure to two of its private market managers in a move it claims will give the fund a long-term strategic advantage over other investors.
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