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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.
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…
David and James Hamman launched their fundamental Livestock and Grains Program in March of 2010 but it really was decades in the making.