Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jun 2 2006 | 8:06pm ET
The $653 million Worcester (Mass.) Retirement System has issued an RFI for private equity managers and is considering an investment in multi-strategy hedge funds.
James DelSignore, chairman, said the fund is only considering direct investments in private equity and would like to invest up to $15 million with one or more firms. A copy of the RFI is available by contacting WorcesterPE2006@meketagroup.com. The deadline for responses is July 14. The plan's consultant is Meketa Investment Group.
DelSignore said that although the fund has not targeted a specific amount to be allocated to multi-strategy hedge funds, it plans to interview managers by September. Interested hedge funds should contact Meketa directly.
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Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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