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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......................

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