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Jun 22 2011 | 10:11am ET
The Orange County Retirement System must be pleased with the results of its investments with BlackRock Alternative Advisors: the $8.7 billion retirement system has placed another $10 million with the firm, reports HFMWeek.
Citing Ocers’ most recent financial statement, HFMWeek says the move brings the system’s total allocation to BlackRock to about $191 million and follows another $10 million allocation in March.
Ocers is currently conducting two hedge fund searches, seeking to place about $150 million with a fund of funds manager and another $150 million with separate account absolute return managers.
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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