Institutional mandates: January 2012

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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)
Colorado Fire and Police Pension Association Greenwood Village, CO $3bn Albourne Restructured K2 portfolio as an advisory relationship ($100m)
Colorado Fire and Police Pension Association Greenwood Village, CO $3bn Albourne Hired first single-manager HF Coatue ($34.5m)
Greater Gwent (Torfaen) Pension Fund Pontypool, Wales, UK $2.5bn   Hired Standard Life Global Absolute Return Strategy ($79m)
Massachusetts Pension Reserves Inv Mgmt Boston, MA $47bn Cliffwater Tapped King Street ($50m), Ascend Capital and Brigade Capital
Massachusetts Pension Reserves Inv Mgmt Boston, MA $47bn Cliffwater Hired Capula Mgmt, Davidson Kempner Advisors and Glenview Capital
Massachusetts Pension Reserves Inv Mgmt Boston, MA $47bn Cliffwater Hired Highfields Associates, Indus Partners and Pershing