Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jun 1 2007 | 11:24am ET
The San Bernardino County (Calif.) Employees Retirement Association plans a foray into commodities later this year. The $6 billion pension fund has decided to put 2% of its assets in commodities, according to investment officer James Perry, after a comprehensive review of its allocations.
Perry said the fund expects to issue a request for proposals in July or August, and that it will likely hire a manager or managers by the third quarter. The exact strategies it seeks are “not really well defined yet,” he said. “It will probably be pretty open.”
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…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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