Mandates & RFPs

Institutional mandates: March 2010

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Guide to current hedge fund mandates

Mandates that are covered in this issue appear in bold

Alaska Retirement System

Juneau, AK

$14bn

Hired Prisma ($50m) and GAM ($75m)

Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement

Phoenix, AR

$6bn

Albourne

Considering allocations to Crestline for sep accts ($150m)

Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement

Phoenix, AR

$6bn

Albourne

Discussiong addition of BlackRock/Barclays Global Investors ($200m)

Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement

Phoenix, AR

$6bn

Albourne

Add on allocation to Bridgewater ($200m)

Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement

Phoenix, AR

$6bn

Albourne

Considering allocation to FrontPoint (up to $150m)

B&D Finance

Italy

Seeded Alkimis

California Public Employees’ Retirement System

Sacramento, CA

$200bn

Wilshire

Hired Simran Capital for distress fixed-income

General Motors

New York City, NY

Hired Black Bear ($0.2m) and Front Point ($40m)

General Motors

New York City, NY

Hired Longbow Infrastructure ($35m)