Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Mar 25 2011 | 11:29am ET
The Permal Group is doing some good business in the Big Apple.
The New York City Employees Retirement System committed $250 million to the fund of hedge funds firm, just weeks after another city pension fund made a $150 million commitment to Permal. The NYCERS allocation is subject to contract negotiations, the New York City Comptroller's office said.
NYCERS manages $39.6 billion. It has no set hedge fund allocation, and will fund the new investment from its opportunistic equity portfolio.
Earlier this month, the New York City Police Pension Fund hired Permal, its first hedge fund manager.
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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