Phoenix Employees Retirement System on Aug. 20 will interview K2 Advisors, Mesirow Advanced Strategies and Pacific Alternative Asset Management, finalists to run $190 million in a domestic equity long/short hedge fund of funds, said Greg Fitchet, investment manager at the $1.9 billion system.
A selection might also be made that day. The fund is still waiting for approval from outside legal counsel that hiring a hedge fund would not violate its investment policy.
Consultant R.V. Kuhns began an invitation-only search for managers in June.