State of Wisconsin Investment Board

 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

Wisconsin tops benchmarks in 2012

State 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 ...

January 14, 2013 | 03:43 pm

Wisconsin is on with MKP Capital, 6 private equity funds

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

November 27, 2012 | 04:13 pm
Wisconsin board backs Oshkosh in dispute with Icahn

Wisconsin board backs Oshkosh in dispute with Icahn

State 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.

November 02, 2012 | 04:00 pm

Wisconsin makes combined $555 million in commitments to 8 funds

State of Wisconsin Investment Board committed a total of $555 million to five private equity funds and three real estate funds.

August 16, 2012 | 03:52 pm