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May 23 2011 | 1:15pm ET
The Garden State has spread more than a billion dollars into seven alternative investments funds.
The New Jersey Division of Investment handed $1.275 billion to six separate firms. The biggest winner was Lone Star Funds, which got a total of $400 million. Most of that, $300 million, went to the firm's Fund VII, which invests in single-family residential mortgages and mortgage-backed securities, while $100 million went to the firm's Real Estate Fund II, which focuses on commercial real-estate.
Four other funds received $200 million commitments: Texas Pacific Group's Speciality Lending Fund, Vista Equity Partners' Fund IV, NJAI's Fund II and Rock Creek Group's Woodley Park Fund. In addition, Ascend Partners was the beneficiary of a $75 million follow-on investment in its Fund II.
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…
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