Friday's Headlines: San Diego Fund Might Add Staff Jobs

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San Diego Mulls Bringing CIO Post In-House [Pensions & Investments]

San Diego's public pension fund is considering bringing the chief investment officer's post back in-house and adding as many as 17 new investment staff. The San Diego County Employees Retirement Association took a beating in the media last year when it outsourced the CIO job to Lee Partridge because his price exceeded the legally mandated pay ceiling for fund staff.

Morgan Stanley Said to Hire Bankers Mansley, Grow for Clean-Energy Group [Bloomberg News]

Enlarging its league-leading team of clean-energy bankers, Morgan Stanley reportedly hired New York-based banker from Lazard and a London-based banker from Credit Suisse.

Nomura Aims to Boost Deals [WSJ]

Nomura Holdings plans a major push for underwriting equity offerings in Asia. The bank hired former UBS AG investment banker Mark Williams as head of equity capital markets for Asia ex-Japan, as a step toward vaulting into the top 10 banks for Asian equity issuance outside mainland China within two years.

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