Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Oct 27 2006 | 6:56am ET
The Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System has extended the deadline for an RPF for managers to handle a $2.3 billion enhanced cash portable alpha mandate. The new date for inquiries is Nov. 1 and proposals are due Nov. 14.
According to the RFP, which can be found on the plan’s Web site, “IPERS seeks proposals from managers that can provide a bundled portable alpha product in which S&P 500 Index derivatives are used to ‘port’ large cap U.S. equity exposure onto an actively managed portfolio of fixed income securities or a short-term U.S. cash equivalent investment strategy.”
The $20 billion plan is looking to hire two or three managers to handle the allocation. All inquiries should be directed toward the plan’s consultant, Wilshire Associates.
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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