On this Managed Futures podcast, Brennan Basnicki, CFA, CMT Senior Analyst – Absolute Return with the Teachers Retirement System of the State of Illinois, takes the listener through the step-by-step process the system used when deciding to allocate to managed futures through CTAs. This podcast includes dealing with the board, the educational element, and due diligence matters.

The Managed futures/CTA allocation journey continues for Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois. Now that TRS of Illinois has been allocating to managed futures for several months, Brennan Basnicki (Investment Officer) provides an update on how the team and board feel about their allocation decision last year, the performance they have seen thus far, and outlook for the future.

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