Tuesday, 21 October 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.
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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