Friday, 19 September 2014
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Jun 23 2006 | 8:55pm ET
The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois has earmarked up to $300 million to be invested in private equity next year. Dan Allen, cio of the $14.3 billion plan, said the funding plan for private equity was put in place because the initial five-year plan was ending this year.
He said that the volatility of the market and Sudan divestment legislation led SURS to use a one-year plan to help guide the investment staff and consultant Ennis Knupp + Associates. Allen said there are no particular aspects of private equity the plan will look at yet and he will look at the plan's existing private equity managers before initiating any possible searches.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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