Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Jul 22 2010 | 12:45pm ET
Philadelphia’s city pension plan is looking for as many as a dozen hedge fund managers to fill up to $140 million in mandates.
The City of Philadelphia Municipal Pension is seeking single-manager funds across an array of strategies for a series of $10 million to $15 million mandates, HFMWeek reports. The pension also hopes to hire a hedge fund officer for its investment team.
The Philadelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement recently increased the $3.5 billion fund’s hedge fund allocation to 10%, from 6%.
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.