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Mar 11 2008 | 11:18am ET
The $28 billion Arizona State Retirement System Phoenix is looking to ramp up its $1.4 billion private equity portfolio this year to more than $2 billion.
According to minutes from a recent investment committee meeting, the system expects to commit an additional $995 million to private equity in 2008.
Gary Dokes, chief investment officer, said there is currently $60 million drawn down in the system’s p.e. portfolio, which will increase to $360 million by the end of 2008.
Arizona’s nascent p.e. program began in July 2007 and its p.e. consultants are Ennis Knupp, Meketa Investment Group and Franklin Park Associates.
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…