Mandates & RFPs

Guide to current hedge fund mandates

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Mandates that are covered in this issue appear in bold


Fund Name

Location

Size

Consultant

Status (Mandate Size)


Mandates awarded

Ann Arbor Employees' Retirement System

Ann Arbor, MI

$400m

Gray & Co.

Hired Blackrock for fund of hedge funds ($10m)

Austin Police Retirement System

Austin, Texas

$400m

Consulting Services Group

Allocated to Excelsior ($5m)

British Waterways Pension Fund

Watford, UK

$379m

Hired FRM (approximately $40m)

Ferris Foundation

Big Rapids, MI

$34m

Fund Evaluation Group

Hired fund of fund Ironwood Partners ($2.5m)

Teachers' Retirement System of Illinois

Springfield, IL

$30bn

RV Kuhns

Add-on investment with K2 ($100m) and Bridgewater ($179m)

Raiffeisen Capital Management

Austria

$40bn

Tapped K2 Advisors for additional hedge fund advisory ($300m)

Swansea City & Council Pension

Swansea, UK

$1bn

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Fauchier Partners and Blackrock split FoFs mandate ($50m)


POTENTIAL SEARCHES

Alameda County Employees’ Retirement

Oakland, CA

$5.5bn

Set aside