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SURS Approves Global Equity Manager

February 14, 2020 - 11:09

Champaign, IL - The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees on Jan. 30 approved the FIS Group to coordinate the transfer of the existing Progress Non-US equity portfolio to a global equity manager of emerging managers program, subject to successful completion of legal negotiations.

A request for proposal was issued in November 2019 for firms to provide diversified global equity strategies. Additional firms will be considered later this year with the help of SURS general investment consultant Meketa.

In other business, the board:

State Universities Retirement System Board Meetings

October 10, 2019 - 11:00

Champaign, IL - The Board of Trustees of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at Meketa Investment Group, 1 E. Wacker Dr. in Chicago. On Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, the Investment Committee, Administration Committee and the SURS Board of Trustees will meet at Northern Trust, 50 S. LaSalle St. in Chicago.


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