Ohio Pension Adds Tiger Consumer, Boosts Bridgewater

Dec 21 2012 | 10:17am ET

Ohio's main public pension fund has made $175 million in new commitments to hedge funds.

The $76.4 billion Ohio Public Employees' Retirement System has pledged $100 million to Tiger Consumer Management, a long/short equity fund led by Tiger Management cub Patrick McCormack, Pensions & Investments reports. Consultant Cliffwater assisted with the selection, which brings OPERS' direct hedge-fund portfolio up to $3.22 billion.

OPERS also allocated $75 million to Bridgewater Associates, part of its risk-parity program. Bridgewater, and OPERS other four risk-parity managers, were originally given $25 million apiece.


In Depth

Royalties: The Alternative Assets of the Music Industry

Jul 8 2016 | 7:01pm ET

Recent market volatility has investors seeking greater insight into alternative...

Lifestyle

Vortic: Making Great American Watches Again

Jul 25 2016 | 6:29pm ET

If you are compelled by stories of entrepreneurial vision & drive, or simply...

Guest Contributor

MPI: Like Stellar Returns? Better Understand the Risks First

Jul 22 2016 | 8:44pm ET

When the press reports extraordinarily strong relative or risk-adjusted returns...