State of Wisconsin Investment Board

2 pension funds focusing on smaller private equity funds

State of Wisconsin Investment Board is investing in smaller private equity managers

July 22, 2014 | 06:17 pm
Google shareholders approve pay package, re-elect all directors

Google shareholders approve pay package, re-elect all directors

Google 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,...

May 15, 2014 | 01:14 pm

Wisconsin's portfolio management system is celestially inspired

The 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...

April 28, 2014

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

Greg 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...

March 05, 2014 | 03:28 pm
 Wisconsin investment funds top benchmarks in 2013

Wisconsin investment funds top benchmarks in 2013

State 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.

January 14, 2014 | 03:59 pm
Wisconsin Retirement System contributions to increase 5.6% in 2014

Wisconsin Retirement System contributions to increase 5.6% in 2014

Total 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...

December 12, 2013 | 03:14 pm

Wisconsin investment board weighing options on real estate consultant

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

October 28, 2013 | 04:01 pm

SWIB expands CD program to help bolster Wisconsin economy

State 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...

September 16, 2013

Wisconsin looking for venture capital manager

Wisconsin 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...

September 10, 2013 | 03:34 pm

Wisconsin Investment Board seeks investment technology consultants

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

September 09, 2013 | 03:38 pm

Wisconsin Investment Board opts for 3 private equity funds

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

August 23, 2013 | 03:51 pm

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

State 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...

June 13, 2013 | 03:50 pm

Wisconsin Investment Board picks Orion to help bolster internal management

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

May 02, 2013 | 03:50 pm

Wisconsin state board, alumni group starting venture capital fund

State 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...

March 20, 2013 | 11:44 am

Wisconsin board seeks consultant to evaluate investment management system

State 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...

March 01, 2013 | 03:17 pm