Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Nov 18 2011 | 2:27am ET
A county in suburban Baltimore's pension fund has invested $10 million with a Philadelphia fund of hedge funds.
The $1.3 billion Anne Arundel County Retirement and Pension System awarded the mandate to Attalus Capital. Attalus manages some $2.4 billion, exclusively for institutional investors.
Anne Arundel has also rejiggered its asset allocations, doing away with a specific absolute return and hedge funds portfolio. Instead, the pension will spread its hedge fund investments across its risk parity with alpha overlay, global tactical asset allocation and large-cap portable alpha categories, HFMWeek reports. Most the of the former 7% absolute return allocation will be moved into the risk parity portfolio.
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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