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Apr 5 2011 | 8:51am ET
With a trio of New York City pension funds making their first forays into hedge funds, the city’s comptroller has hired a person to oversee them.
Neil Messing has been named senior investment officer for hedge funds at the Big Apple’s five public pension funds, a new post. He will manage the hedge fund portfolio, reporting to equities chief Seema Hingorani.
Messing joins from Unigestion’s U.S. division, based in Jersey City, N.J.
Over the past month, the New York City Police Pension Fund, New York City Employees Retirement System and New York City Fire Department Pension Fund have invested a combined $450 million with fund of hedge funds Permal Group, a first for all of them.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.