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Jul 20 2011 | 10:04am ET
The San Diego County Employees Retirement Association's investment committee is ready to vote to invest $100 million each in hedge funds run by D.E. Shaw Group and Saba Capital Management.
The $8 billion public pension looks to add that amount to an existing allocation to D.E. Shaw's global macro Heliant Fund, HFMWeek reports. The investment in Saba, founded two years ago by former Deutsche Bank proprietary trader Boaz Weinstein, is a first for SDCERA.
The new investments are designed to reduce portfolio tracking error, increase diversification and balance risks.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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