Mandates & RFPs

Ohio PERS seeks hedge fund 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 adviser to assist in the development and ongoing monitoring of its hedge fund portfolio. Responses are due back on 10 September and final selection of a firm is expected in November. The RFI can be found at the pension fund's website: www.opers.org.

In order to be considered, firms must be an SEC-registered investment adviser and have at least five years of