Mandates & RFPs

Institutional mandates: November 2009

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Guide to current hedge fund mandates

Mandates that are covered in this issue appear in bold

Fund Name

Location

Size

Consultant

Status (Mandate Size)


MANDATES AWARDED

Chicago Municipal Employees

Chicago, IL

$4.5bn

Marquette Associates

Hired Sympony Asset Management ($75m)

Flintshire County Council

United Kingdom

$1.4bn

Appointed SSARIS and Liongate (splitting $69 million)

Macomb County (Michigan) Employees

Mount Clemens, MI

$700m

Holycross Messner Group

Hired FoFs Lystor Watson ($12m) and Robeco Sage

Macomb County (Michigan) Employees

Mount Clemens, MI

$700m

Holycross Messner Group

Selected, Aetos, Entrust and Mesirow ($8m each)

New York State Common Retirement Fund

New York, NY

$117bn

Aksia

Hired COMAC Global Macro, HealthCor and BlueCrest ($100m each)

New York State Common Retirement Fund

New York, NY

$117bn

Aksia

Added Landsdowne UK Equity ($75m), Viking Global Equities III ($50m)

Ohio Police and Fire