Wednesday, 1 April 2015
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Aug 8 2007 | 10:57am ET
The $25.9 billion Texas Permanent School Fund is looking for a few good multi-strategy fund of funds managers to create and manage an absolute return FoF portfolio in a separate account vehicle.
The system’s two-year, $2.6 billion mandate will start on Jan. 1 and run through Aug. 31, 2010, with renewal options through August 2012. Firms interested should be registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission, as well as have at least $5 billion of assets under management and a five-year track record.
The Texas fund’s current asset allocation targets 55% domestic equities, 20% international equities and 25% fixed income securities. Last July, the Texas State Board of Education, which manages the fund, approved a new strategic asset allocation policy to further diversify the fund’s assets into alternative asset classes. Its current allocations the alternative class is 28% with 10% to hedge funds and 6% to private equity.
The deadline for proposal, which can be accessed online, is Aug. 30 at 3:00 p.m., Central Time.
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…