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May 12 2011 | 12:30pm ET
State Street Global Advisors has won the first-ever hedge fund mandate awarded by the Kansas City police pension plan.
The $775 million Kansas City Police Employees' Retirement System picked SSgA's SSARIS fund of hedge fund strategies, HFMWeek reports. The pension has been seeking a fund of funds since November, with consultancy DeMarche assisting.
SSARIS won out over Evanston Capital Management and Mesirow Financial, which also offered presentations to the KCPERS board.
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 ...