Friday, 29 August 2014
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Mar 8 2010 | 3:59am ET
The U.S.’s largest public pension fund has hired a former Barclays Global Investors executive as chief operating investment officer.
Janine Guillot will work on strategy implementation at the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, which manages $200 billion. At CalPERS—one of the world’s largest investors in hedge funds and private equity funds—Guillot will focus on alternative investments, real estate and public-market portfolios.
Guillot worked at BGI—the world’s 10th-largest hedge fund manager—since 2002. She was chief operating officer of its $450 billion global fixed-income business.
BlackRock acquired BGI is December.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...