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Mesirow adds former Texas Teachers hedge fund specialist


Matthew Strube, a former director for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, has joined Chicago-based Mesirow Advanced Strategies as senior vice president and head of portfolio research.

In this new role, Strube will report to chief investment officer Steve Vogt and will assist in all aspects of portfolio construction, risk and allocation process. He will have a particular focus on customised mandates, which has been a growing area of interest at the $14 billion fund of hedge fund firm.

Previously, Strube handled the management of hedge fund strategy, due diligence, and portfolio construction for the $110 billion Teacher