Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Sep 8 2006 | 12:00am ET
The $95 million Woburn Contributory Retirement System is looking for a private equity fund-of-funds manager to handle $5 million, while at the same time the $83 million Watertown Contributory Retirement System is also seeking a private equity fund-of-funds manager to handle a $4 million allocation.
According to the two RFPs, the mandates are intentionally broad and could include early-to-late-stage VC, LBOs, MBOs, mezzanine lending, distressed amongst others on a global basis. Proposals are due Sept. 25.
Wainwright Investment Counsel serves as advisor to the two Massachusetts plans. The RFPs can be downloaded from the firm’s Web site (www.winvcounsel.com).
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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