Institutional Investors

Standard Pacific and Indus make it onto Michigan State’s roster


Michigan State University
Michigan State University continues to build up its marketable alternatives portfolio with two new global long/short hedge fund mandates totalling roughly $34 million.

Standard Pacific Capital received a $15 million allocation to manage in the Standard Pacific Global Long/Short Equity Fund, which includes investments in North America and Asia. Doug Dillard and Raj Venkatesan have been the co-portfolio managers of the fund since 2005. The hedge fund focuses on bottom-up stock selection without market bias and analysts cultivate deep and unique contacts across industry, regulatory and geographic channels.

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