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Register Now for NCPERS 2024 Public Pension Funding Forum

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  • On: 05/29/2024 09:23:45
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NCPERS curates a program featuring the latest research, case studies, and best practices to help address public pension funding challenges faced across the U.S. and Canada.

 

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Spring 2024 White Paper: Compelling Market Dynamics Within U.S. Private Credit

By: Turning Rock Partners

Private credit plays a vital role in pension portfolios due to its income profile and lower correlation to broader markets. Lower mid-market private credit focused on founder owned and led companies plays a vital role in driving U.S. growth, argues Turning Rock Partners in this new white paper.

 

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Public Pension Workforce Update: How DEI Policies Impact Recruitment & Retention

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  • On: 05/27/2024 13:59:43
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Join NCPERS next month for a free on-demand webinar to discover how diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) policies can impact recruitment and retention rates in the public pension workplace.
Public Pension Workforce Update: How DEI Policies Impact Recruitment & Retention

 

 

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Public Pension RFP Roundup

Brought to you by NCPERS for May 2024
Public Pension RFP Roundup

 

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Private Capital: Four Themes for 2024

By: Randy Schwimmer and Jason Strife, Nuveen

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s battle against inflation, which triggered higher-for-longer interest rates, means investors and borrowers alike are dealing with a slowdown in dealmaking, valuation discrepancies and higher borrowing costs. This has led to a pivot of buyout financings from public to private credit. Private capital — both private credit and private equity — is in the spotlight. Nuveen has identified four trends for 2024 emerging from the current market dynamics that will impact deal making and fundraising.

 

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Creating a Realistic Schedule for Your New Pension Administration Solution (PAS)

By: Jeffrey Mills and Meir Schecter, Segal

The starting point for most project schedules is a vendor’s proposal. According to Segal data, these projects go 44% longer than originally planned by the vendor. In this article, we discuss how to address this during the procurement process and jointly prepare and remain accountable for project extensions.

 

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Infrastructure is Holding Its Own: The Rise of the Infrastructure Asset Class

By: Luba Nikulina, IFM Investors

IFM Investors’ Chief Strategy Officer Luba Nikulina looks at how infrastructure is gaining recognition as a foundational asset class as important as equities and bonds, aimed at securing diversified, less volatile, low correlation long-term returns for investors.

 

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Barclays’ Failure to Implement Adequate Internal Controls to Track Sales of Securities Under Shelf Registration Statements: A Cautionary Tale

By: Robert C. Finkel, Wolf Popper LLP

Shelf registrations allow issuers to sell securities on short notice with minimal oversight by the SEC. Only certain issuers are entitled to sell securities pursuant to shelf registrations. Issuers need to have adequate internal controls to ensure that they do not sell more securities than they are entitled to under shelf registrations, or they may be liable to repurchase those securities if they decline in
value.

 

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Exxon Proxy Statement Lawsuit May Chill Investor ESG Proposals

By: Domenico Minerva and James Fee, Labaton Keller Sucharow LLP

In November 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission published Staff Legal Bulletin No. 14L (“SLB 14L”), unveiling its restrictive position towards issuing no-action letters for excluding shareholder proposals from proxy statements. Following SLB 14L’s implementation, companies obtained fewer shareholder proposal exclusions and the number of proposals, especially regarding ESG rose from 186 in 2021 to 340 in 2023.

 

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2024 Public Pension Compensation Survey

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  • On: 05/01/2024 15:27:30
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The 2024 Public Pension Compensation Survey will be distributed in early May to more than 600 funds across the United States.
2024 Public Pension Compensation Survey

 

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