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May 18 2012 | 4:06am ET
The Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System is a step closer to hiring a fund of fund—singular, as part of a so-called "fund of one" approach.
The $6 billion pension's board last month approved a shortlist of "fund of one" managers for a $100 million mandate. Using a "fund of one" will help Arkansas "avoid excessive energy exposure," the April 11 board minutes said.
Arkansas adopted the "fund of one" approach in February, following a presentation from Grosvenor Capital Management, Pensions & Investments reports.
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…