Monday, 20 October 2014
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Apr 28 2006 | 3:00pm ET
The $4.4 billion Sacramento County (Calif.) Employees Retirement System may invest in portable alpha and enhanced equity strategies. Richard Stensrud, ceo, said the board will undergo an education on the strategies, probably over the next month or two. The fund currently has 5% allocated to hedge fund via a fund-of-funds. "Portable alpha is potentially in the mix," Stensrud said.
Regarding the enhanced strategies, Stensrud said the fund has a rather large passive portfolio and the education will help determine what type of variations will fit in with the portfolio. Jeff States, cio, told FINalternatives in January that the board will look at the strategies as early as the second quarter as a way to improve overall returns.
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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