Sunday, 21 September 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.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.