Monday, 20 October 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.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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