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Feb 10 2006 | 10:28pm ET
The $40 billion Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board will likely issue an RFP in April for portable alpha managers as a result of a new asset allocation. Mike Travaglini, executive director, said the board has approved a maiden investment into portable alpha of up to $2 billion. Funding for the portable alpha allocation will come from a portfolio rebalancing.
Separately, the board has issued an RFP for a hedge fund consultant. The contract of incumbent New England Pension Consultants expires in April, though the firm was asked to rebid.
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 ...