Wednesday, 1 April 2015
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Apr 16 2010 | 12:03pm ET
The Santa Barbara County (Calif.) Employees’ Retirement System has canned its only hedge fund manager and will seek a new fund of hedge funds manager after its investment is liquidated this summer.
The $1.7 billion public pension fund is bidding farewell to Arden Asset Management, which manages a $30 million fund of funds mandate for SBCERS. One of the plans trustees, Donald Kendig, told HFMWeek that it wants to hire a firm with a “broader and more diversified product” than Arden.
“Arden has another broader product, but we wanted to take it to the market again and chose not to invest with them,” Kendig said.
SBCERS will begin its search for a new fund of fund managers after its Arden investment is returned in June.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…