Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Jul 16 2010 | 5:57am ET
The Teachers’ Retirement System of the City of New York has hired private equity firm Hamilton Lane to serve as its consultant.
The Bala Cynwyd, Pa.-based firm takes over from PCG Asset Management, which remains the consultant for the Big Apple’s other four pension funds. It beat out two other firms, including Cliffwater, for the advisory mandate.
The $37 billion pension is reevaluating its private equity portfolio, Bloomberg News reports. The system currently has $2.5 billion invested in alternatives.
Hamilton Lane chairman Hartley Rogers worked with Lawrence Schloss, the Diamond Castle Holdings founder hired in January to help oversee the city pension 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 McKitich, CIO of Petty 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…
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.