Sunday, 29 March 2015
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Mar 8 2010 | 4:05am ET
The Windy City’s finest are going global. The Chicago Policemen’s Annuity & Benefit Fund plans to allocate about $150 million to a global macro hedge fund manager.
The $3 billion pension will issue a request for proposals next month. In the interim, it and consultant Ennis Knupp will determine whether to select a single-manager fund or a fund of hedge funds, Pensions & Investments reports.
The Chicago pension plans to allocate 5% of its assets to the global macro mandate. It will be funded by a reduction in the plan’s domestic equity portfolio.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…