Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Mar 1 2010 | 2:53am ET
Vermont’s public pension funds are making its first run at hedge funds.
The Vermont Pension Investment Committee has charged its consultant with finding fund of hedge funds managers for its first investments in the asset class, IM Weekly reports.
The move is part of the committee’s annual asset allocation review; multi-asset strategies and fixed-income were the other big winners in the reallocation.
The Vermont committee’s consultant is NEPC.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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