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Asset Management Committee: Sept. 17, 2014

Chairman Kevin Lockett presided at the regularly scheduled meeting on September 17, 2014.  The following are reports received and actions taken:

An asset allocation study for the endowment pool was presented to the committee by Mercer. The study affirmed the implementation of the current strategic asset allocation provides the highest probability of achieving the required investment returns to meet the objectives set forth for the endowment pool.  Specific recommendations from the study will be reviewed by the committee in the December meeting.

Staff reported that projects associated with the Enterprise Risk Management topics and other organizational priorities for fiscal year 2014 are nearly complete.

Staff presented a series of slides on frontier markets equities and discussed implementation of this strategy within the endowment pool.