Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Apr 12 2010 | 9:33am ET
Texas Tech University’s endowment took another step towards filling its 25% target allocation to absolute return funds, hiring Glenrock Global Partners to manage $12 million.
The endowment is trying to beef up its global long/short equity portfolio. The university’s board of regents approved the new allocation at the end of last year, HFM Week reports.
Currently, Texas Tech’s absolute return portfolio accounts for about 18.5% of its $670 million in assets. Among its hedge fund managers are Davidson Kempner Asset Management, Och-Ziff Capital Management and Silver Point Capital.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.