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Dec 16 2010 | 1:09am ET
The University of Washington endowment is moving closer to its target allocation for hedge funds with an increased allocation to SIR Capital Management.
The $1.95 billion endowment added $15 million to its investment with SIR, capping a year in which it had already invested $70 million in three new managers, Convexity Capital Management, Regiment Capital Advisors and Deerfield International, HFMWeek reports.
All told, the university invests with 16 hedge funds, which manage 12% of its assets. The endowment has a target allocation to absolute return funds of 20%.
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 ...