Monday, 1 September 2014
Last updated 3 days ago
Jun 8 2011 | 9:55am ET
The nation's largest public pension fund's hedge fund portfolio is getting lighter.
The California Public Employees' Retirement System, which manages more than $230 billion, redeemed or received as distributions almost $100 million from three hedge funds. Most of that money came from Canyon Capital Advisors, which paid out distributions totaling $59.1 million in January and February.
Canyon's Special Opportunity Fund returned $55.3 million and its Value Realization Fund $3.8 million.
Most recently, the pension pulled $35 million from Wayzata Investment Partners' Recovery Fund, part of a $40.3 million set of redemptions in March. CalPERS remains an investor in the Wayzata fund.
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 ...