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TRS Launches Search for Currency Managers

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SPRINGFIELD, IL -- Teachers’ Retirement System has issued a Request for Proposals seeking currency managers to manage a portion of the System’s foreign currency exposure.

Specifically, the search will focus on successful strategies in managing developed and/or emerging market currency exposures.

Currency managers that wish to participate in the search process can find the Candidate Profile on the TRS website http://trs.illinois.gov/subsections/investments/searches.htm beginning on April 10, 2015. Candidates must submit a letter of indication of interest to TRSI.2015.EM@rvkuhns.com by April 22, 2015. This letter must include the following:

  • Firm Name
  • Product Name(s)
  • Current Contact Information

All questions about his search should be directed electronically to the System’s general investment consultant, R.V. Kuhns & Associates, Inc. at TRSI.2015.curency@rvkuhns.com.

About Teachers’ Retirement System

The Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois is the 39th largest pension system in the United States, and provides retirement, disability and survivor benefits to teachers, administrators and other public school personnel employed outside of Chicago. The System serves 395,000 members and had assets of $44.7 billion as of December 31, 2014.

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