Monday, 30 March 2015
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Oct 29 2010 | 1:45am ET
The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System has sunk an additional $750 million into funds of hedge funds.
The $71.6 billion public pension fund awarded a trio of $250 million mandates, two to new managers and one to an existing manager. The latter is Pacific Alternative Investment Management, which now manages $304 million for the system, the former are K2 Advisors and Prisma Capital Partners, Pensions & Investments reports.
All three are expected to be funded by the end of the year, from the pension's domestic equity protfolio. OPERS recently boosted its hedge fund allocation to $804 million.
Another fund of funds, Crestline Investors, was terminated. That firm had managed $50 million for OPERS.
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…