Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Dec 22 2006 | 9:26am ET
The board members of the Worcester Retirement System recently submitted a request for information regarding “capabilities and experience in managing individual private equity funds (not fund-of-funds).”
Responses to the system’s RFI should include the fund’s name, size, minimum commitment, management fee, preferred return, carried interest, firm description (max. 300 words), strategy description (max. 300 words), and performance history (include only previous fund names, vintage year, total commitments, total invested, net IRR, and multiple). Responses are to be made by email to WorcesterPE2006@meketagroup.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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