Wednesday, 6 May 2015
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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.
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…