Wednesday, 27 August 2014
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Oct 12 2006 | 3:29pm ET
The Oregon Investment Council has issued an RFP for an alternative equity investment advisor for the Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. According to the RFP, applicants must have experience providing alternative equity consulting to clients with portfolio assets of at least $1 billion. The primary consultant assigned to the OPERF account must also have a minimum of three years of experience providing alternatives consulting services to pension plans.
As of June 30, OPERF had over 139 investments in the alternatives portfolio totaling over $14 billion of committed capital. There are currently 125 active investment funds in the portfolio, totaling $5.4 billion (as of June 30).
The RFP is available on the council’s Web site (http://www.ost.state.or.us/news/RFP/). Proposals are due Nov. 8.
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 ...