Sun, Dec 21, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

New York City Comptroller to host annual investment and emerging manager conference in April

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

The New York City Comptroller's annual investment and emerging manager conference will be held on April 25 at the Comptroller's office.

The conference offers investment managers an opportunity to meet with staff from the New York City Comptroller's Office, Bureau of Asset Management (BAM) and program partners to learn about the current state of the New York Retirement Systems (NYCRS); 2014 asset allocation goals and objectives; and new emerging manager initiatives.

This year’s event theme is "Expanding Opportunities", as the goal of the conference is to discuss and outline for existing and prospective asset managers, professional and financial service providers, trade associations and all attendees both the new and existing opportunities available to conduct business with the City’s pension funds. Attendees should expect to gain a greater understanding of NYCRS’ current portfolio, target allocations, investment criteria and manager selection processes.

There will be several workshops lined up during the conference. Amongst the workshops are:

U.S. public & non-U.S. public equities: The public equities panel will include representatives from NYCRS’ Emerging Manager of Managers and representatives from NYCRS’ investment consultants. These professionals will pro......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - Big hedge funds win again on PetSmart, Riverbed, RBS sells real estate loans to hedge fund Cerberus, Talisman energy speculation: Which hedge funds could benefit?[more]

    Big hedge funds win again on PetSmart, Riverbed From CNBC.com: Another week, another set of wins for activist investors. On Sunday, pet supply retailer PetSmart agreed to the largest leveraged buyout of the year at $8.7 billion. Hedge fund firm JANA Partners had been pushing for a sale a

  2. Outlook - Hedge fund manager who remembers 1998 rout says prepare for pain, Bond guru Bill Gross predicts U.S. economic growth to dip to 2%[more]

    Hedge fund manager who remembers 1998 rout says prepare for pain From Bloomberg.com: Stephen Jen landed in Hong Kong in early January 1997 as Morgan Stanley’s newly minted exchange-rate strategist for Asia. He was soon working around the clock when investors began targeting the region’s

  3. Investing - Hedge funds get boost from healthcare in 2014, Paulson & Co takes stake in Salix on heels of inventory issues[more]

    Hedge funds get boost from healthcare in 2014 From Valuewalk.com: The healthcare sector started the year on a turbulent note, as stocks of many major biotechnology companies were battered. However, most of the players in this sector have bounced back. The BarclayHedge Healthcare & Biotec

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: U.S. legal receivables fund launched in August[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Investing in asset-backed receivables is a strategy that has been an integral part of the alternative investment space within the overall fixed income asset c

  5. Comment - High fees and low performance hit hedge funds[more]

    From FT.com: Disenchantment over high fees and lackluster performance may finally be turning the tide against hedge funds, fresh data suggest. Despite generally weak returns since the global financial crisis, hedge funds have enjoyed positive net inflows every year since 2010. This helped assets und