Wednesday, 3 September 2014
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Feb 22 2007 | 10:39am ET
Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec was Canada’s most active buyout investor in 2006, and it paid off in a big way. The pension fund, Canada’s largest, earned 22% on its private equity investments last year, helping it earn a 14.6% average return, topping the average for the country’s pensions, which was 12.9%.
The Montréal-based fund was part of transactions valuing some US$31.2 billion last year, Bloomberg News reports. The fund manages about C$145 billion (US$124 billion) in assets.
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…
The twin debacles of MF Global and PFG have damaged the reputation of the futures industry demanding an examination of customer protection rules. New rules are being implemented, which will add cost a...