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Dec 27 2010 | 2:18am ET
Alternative investments firms were the beneficiaries of nearly all of the more than $300 million committed by New York's largest public pension system.
The New York State Common Retirement Fund made a total of $343 million in commitments in October, HedgeFund.net reports, citing the pension's latest monthly transaction report. The biggest chunk, $275 million, went to three long/short equity hedge funds.
Another $50 million went to an emerging manager fund of hedge funds, with $12.5 million entrusted to private equity firm Grey Mountain Capital Partners.
The New York pension, one of the country's largest, has more than $130 billion in assets.
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 ...