Wednesday, 1 April 2015
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Aug 2 2010 | 6:14am ET
The New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association has increased its hedge fund investments by $90 million.
The pension fund on Thursday committed $30 million apiece to Claren Road Asset Management and LIM Advisors, Pensions & Investments reports. New Mexico also boosted its investments with four other hedge funds, adding $10 million each to its commitments to Angelo Gordon and Och-Ziff Capital Management, and $5 million each to Ascend Capital and Diamondback Capital.
Each of those four firms now manages between $42 million and $46 million for the pension.
The moves are just the first part of New Mexico’s plan to boost its alternative investments allocation from 15% to 20%. According to P&I, the pension plans to make additional hedge fund commitments—possibly on an interim basis—over the next six months.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…