Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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Sep 21 2007 | 11:36am ET
The Cambridge (Mass.) Retirement Board is considering an allocation of approximately $20 million to the 130/30 strategy, and will consider proposals from investment managers for commingled and separate account investment vehicles.
Interested firms should be registered investment advisors, have at least $500 million of assets under management and at least $250 million in assets under management in 130/30 strategies, have at least three years of managing 130/30 strategies outperforming the S&P 500 during that time.
The deadline for submissions is Oct. 23 at 3:00 p.m. EST. A copy of the pension’s request for proposals can be obtained on the Segal Advisors Web site.
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