St. Louis Firemen Examining Alternatives

Jan 13 2006 | 8:20pm ET

The $415 million St. Louis Firemen's Retirement System will begin an education into alternative investments at its Jan. 25 board meeting.

Vicki Grass, executive director, said the education will be performed by consultant Summit Strategies Group, which recently performed an asset study for the fund. So far there is no timeframe for a decision on whether to invest.


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