Wednesday, 1 April 2015
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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.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
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…