Monday, 1 September 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).
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...