Institutional mandates: December 2011

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Guide to current hedge fund mandates

Mandates that are covered in this issue appear in bold.

FUND NAME LOCATION SIZE CONSULTANT STATUS (MANDATE SIZE)
MANDATES AWARDED
California State Teachers Retirement System Sacramento, CA $148bn Selected Lyxor as its advisor to a global macro hedge fund portfolio
Illinois State Teachers’ Retirement System Springfield, IL $38bn RV Kuhns Hired Pine River ($150m) for its absolute return programme
Kodak Retirement Income Plan Rochester, NY $4.7bn Added the Smart Alpha overlay programme, hired AlphaEngine
Maryland State Retirement Baltimore, MD $35bn Hired Albourne to advise on hedge fund aims
Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Boston, MA $300m NEPC Hired Permal and Entrust ($5.2m each)
Michigan State University East Lansing, MI $1bn Cambridge Hired Standard Pacific Capital ($15m) and Indus Capital ($18.7m)
Ohio Highway Patrol Retirement System Columbus, Ohio $687m Hired Pinnacle