Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jun 18 2010 | 11:36am ET
The San Diego County Retirement Association will invest in $150 million in a pair of BlackRock hedge funds.
The $7 billion public pension fund yesterday approved the allocation to the global macro strategies, with $115 million going to the BlackRock Global Ascent Fund and $35 million to the BlackRock Emerging Markets Macro Fund.
SDCERA already invests with Brevan Howard Asset Management, Bridgewater Associates and Graham Capital Management. It’s also no stranger to the Global Ascent fund, having formerly invested in it through Barclays Global Investors’ multi-strategy fund of funds.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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