Tuesday, 31 March 2015
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Apr 18 2007 | 10:36am ET
The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Retirement System has issued a request for proposals from private equity firms to manage a venture capital mandate for the system's $228 million, defined-benefit pension fund.
The system may place up to $3 million with the new manager, and candidates must have familiarity with, and agree to comply with, Massachusetts law and investment guidelines set by PERAC.
The requirements for the RFP include minimum assets under management as of $200 million, a track record of managing at least one prior venture capital fund and an anticipated fund size at closing of at least $75 million.
Firms interested should contact MWRA’s document distribution office at (617) 788-2575. The deadline for the search is April 27 at 4:00 p.m. EST.
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…