Institutional Investors

Ohio SERS renews its contract with Aksia


The Ohio School Employees Retirement System has chosen to stay with Aksia as its hedge fund consultant, a role the firm has had since August 2007. Officials reviewed three firms and focused on the qualifications of each firm, the qualifications of the individuals assigned to Ohio SERS, depth of knowledge, resources and experience, accessibility of firm’s staff and resources to Ohio SERS and the proposed fees and expenses.

The other finalists were Albourne Partners and Cliffwater. All three firms exhibited solid qualifications, but Aksia was considered to be better positioned to serve the pension fund’s needs at this