Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Feb 21 2008 | 1:21pm ET
The $17 billion City and County of San Francisco Employees' Retirement System is seeking an alternative investment consultant to help oversee its private equity portfolio.
The mandate includes venture capital, buyouts and special situations.
SFERS is no stranger to private equity, having invested $4 billion in approximately 186 partnerships, including secondary funds and funds of funds.
The pension stipulates that interested parties must have at least one pension fund client with a minimum of $1 billion in assets and $300 million in global p.e. assets among other requirements.
The deadline for the request for proposals, which can be accessed on SFERS’s Web site, is March 14.
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