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May 24 2011 | 12:13pm ET
The $3.3 billion Colorado Fire & Police Pension Association has picked K2 Advisors for a commodity-focused fund of hedge funds mandate.
The pension committed $100 million to the K2 fund, the same amount it granted to GAM and Aetos Capital funds of funds earlier this year.
"The commodities fund of funds will help balance the other two absolute-return approaches," J. Scott Simon, chief investment officer, told Pensions & Investments.
Colorado Fire & Police last year rebooted its hedge fund allocation, setting its target at 11% after eliminating its hedge fund exposure in 2009.
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 ...