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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.
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…
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