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APERSArkansas Public Employees Retirement System (benefit plan)
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Beyond stocks and bonds, APERS invests in "diversified strategies," which include a hedge fund of funds and holdings in stocks, bonds and cash throughout the world, and real assets, which include commodities and real estate.
We are pleased to see the positive impact that V3 ECM is already making at APERS - the project's success is a great tribute to APERS' vision and the hard work of our combined teams," said Karen Stevenson, Vice President at Vitech.
During the summer institute, NPDC staff introduces the conceptual model for the project; describes the APERS and how it will be used to assess program quality; reviews the EBPs, web-based modules, and processes for selecting EBPs for specific goals; and presents information about the goal attainment scale and has teachers practice developing scales for students who were or will be in their classes.
In the fiscal year just concluded, APERS paid out nearly $455 million in benefits.
According to the attorney general's office, National Timber entered into a contract with APERS in October 2012 and agreed to purchase APERS' interest in the NTP Timber Plus Fund I, L.
46 percent, which will be about $180 million annually, according to Gail Stone, executive director of APERS.
This settlement shows just how important it is to have thoughtful and determined institutional investors, like APERS, fighting to maximize recoveries in securities fraud cases.
Both buildings never performed according to projections used to justify APERS buying the properties.
As part of our normal asset management services, we periodically review the property management assignments for our clients investments," said Blame Smith, APERS portfolio manager at Invesco.
While staying the course, APERS is looking at branching out into some new areas of investments, she reports.
Pryor said ATRS, APERS and other state-operated pension funds lost about $47.
Flake also sold APERS the nearby Atkins Building, which is half-million behind on its projected revenue.