Sunday, 29 March 2015
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Feb 25 2011 | 9:07am ET
The Orange County Employees Retirement System is on the lookout for a consultant or two to help out with its hedge fund and private equity investments.
The $8.7 billion plan this week issued a request for proposals for both a general investment consultant and specialist consultants for hedge fund, private equity, real estate and risk disciplines. The public pension said it could hire more than one consultant to handle the various jobs.
OCERS' current general consultant is Callan Associates, whose contract is up on May 2. Callan also handles real estate for the pension.
Interested firms should have at least $5 billion in pension fund assets under advisement and offer up a potential general consultant with at least five years' experience dealing with similar institutional investors.
Responses are due on April 1, with interviews to follow on July 18.
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…