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Jun 21 2010 | 12:17pm ET
While one noted New Haven, Conn.-based investor has made a killing on hedge funds, the city’s own public pension fund has shied away from them—until now.
Dipping its toe into a pool that the Yale University endowment has long done laps in, the New Haven City Employees’ Retirement Fund has made its first investment in a hedge fund-like strategy. Emphasis here on the “like”: New Haven has picked a hedge-fund replication strategy run by IndexIQ, and has invested its $8 million through a managed account, HedgeWeek reports.
The IndexIQ Hedge Multi-Strategy SMA uses exchange-traded funds to replicate the performance of its Multi-Strategy SMA Index.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...