Monday, 20 October 2014
Last updated 16 min ago
Dec 13 2010 | 3:13am ET
The pension for gas company BP’s Dutch unit is giving up on hedge funds.
Stichting Pensioenfonds BP has decided to redeem its only hedge fund investment, HFMWeek reports. The pension will end the allocation next year, and has not decided how to redeploy the money.
The BP plan would not identify the firm being terminated, nor did it reveal how much it was managing. But a source told HFMWeek that the unidentified firm was a fund of hedge funds and that the €650 million pension had “concerns over liquidity.”
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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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