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Ohio PERS seeks HF adviser

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The $59 billion Ohio Public Employees Retirement System issued an RFI for a hedge fund consultant after approving investment policies for its hedge fund and opportunistic portfolios.

Officials are looking for a hedge fund advisor to assist in the development and ongoing monitoring of its hedge fund portfolio.

Responses are due back on September 10 and final selection of a firm is expected in November. The RFI can be found at the pension fund’s website: www.opers.org.

To be considered firms must be SEC registered and have at least five years of hedge fund experience servicing institutional clients.

This summer, trustees