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2 pension funds focusing on smaller private equity funds
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board is investing in smaller private equity managers
Google shareholders approve pay package, re-elect all directors
trueGoogle Inc. shareholders Wednesday re-elected all directors despite opposition to several nominees, including Sergey Brin, co-founder of the company, from major pension funds, including CalSTRS, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and State of Wisconsin Investment Board.
Wisconsin's portfolio management system is celestially inspired
trueThe State of Wisconsin Investment Board invokes Mars, the god of war, as well as powerful symbols of the color red, fire and a circle to bring to life and infuse with energy its new ARIES portfolio management system.
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 ...
Wisconsin investment funds top benchmarks in 2013
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board's $86.5 billion diversified core fund's investments returned 13.5% for 2013, outperforming its customized benchmark's 12.9% return.
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 ...
Wisconsin investment board weighing options on real estate consultant
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, issued an RFP for a real estate consultant.
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, ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.