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  1. Wisconsin state board, alumni group hire general partner to lead venture capital fund

    trueGreg Robinson was named general partner of 4490 Ventures, a newly formed venture capital fund created by the $101.3 billion State of Wisconsin Investment Board and the $2.5 billion Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation that is focused on seed and early stage investments primarily in Wisconsin ...

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  1. Wisconsin Retirement System contributions to increase 5.6% in 2014

    trueTotal contributions to the $92.3 billion Wisconsin Retirement System, Madison, will rise to an estimated $1.85 billion in calendar year 2014, a 5.6% increase from this year, as a result of rate boosts for participating employers and employees, according to projections from Bob Willett, chief ...

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  2. Wisconsin investment board weighing options on real estate consultant

    trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, issued an RFP for a real estate consultant.

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  3. SWIB expands CD program to help bolster Wisconsin economy

    trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, is expanding a program to use its economic strength to bolster bank and thrift institutions in the state. Under the program, which has an $80 million annual allocation goal, SWIB purchases certificates of deposit issued by qualified banks and thrifts, ...

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  4. Wisconsin looking for venture capital manager

    trueWisconsin Department of Administration issued a request for qualifications in a search for an investment manager to oversee a newly created fund-of-funds venture capital investment program, seeded with at least $30 million and assisted by the State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison.

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  5. Wisconsin Investment Board seeks investment technology consultants

    trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, issued a request for information in a search for investment management technology consulting firms.

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  6. Wisconsin Investment Board opts for 3 private equity funds

    trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, committed a total of $85 million to three private equity funds, according to a trustee report.

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  7. Wisconsin Investment Board plans in-house private equity co-investments

    trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, plans to start an internally managed private equity co-investment program, possibly sourcing and screening investment opportunities from its existing general partner relationships, according to a report of the board, which oversees $98.2 billion.

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  8. Wisconsin Investment Board picks Orion to help bolster internal management

    trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, hired Orion Development Group as consultant for investment process management services.

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  9. Wisconsin state board, alumni group starting venture capital fund

    trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, both of Madison, will create a venture capital fund, committing a total initially of $30 million and possibly up to $90 million.

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  10. Wisconsin board seeks consultant to evaluate investment management system

    trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, issued an RFP searching for a consultant for enterprise investment management system consulting services to assist in enhancing its technological and operational infrastructure in managing assets.

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  11. Wisconsin tops benchmarks in 2012

    trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board's $9 billion diversified core fund's investments returned 13.6% for calendar year 2012, outperforming its customized benchmark's 12.8% return, according to an SWIB statement issued Monday.

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  12. Wisconsin is on with MKP Capital, 6 private equity funds

    trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, hired MKP Capital Management, making a $125 million investment in MKP Opportunity, a global macro hedge fund.

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  13. Wisconsin board backs Oshkosh in dispute with Icahn - Pensions & Investments

    trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, is opposing a $2.8 billion tender offer and proxy contest for Oshkosh Corp. by a group led by Icahn Partners.

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