Friday, 27 March 2015
Last updated 46 min ago
Mar 5 2007 | 11:40am ET
GE Asset Management, the $53 billion pension plan of General Electric, is looking for exposure to Asia and convertible arbitrage hedge fund managers. Chris Linehan, a spokesman for the plan, said it is currently discussing a number of alternatives for investments including direct investments versus funds of funds and the amount to be allocated.
“This is a scenario we’re evaluating and considering but there are no specific plans at this point," said Linehan.
GEAM’s decision was first reported by Alternative Investment News.
GEAM currently has $3 billion invested in hedge funds, with exposure to funds of funds, fixed-income arbitrage, distressed debt, multi-strategy and equity long/short funds.
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…