Tuesday, 5 May 2015
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Jan 5 2012 | 12:48pm ET
California's public pensions are among the pioneers and leaders in hedge fund investing. But one Northern California system is only getting into the asset class now.
The Alameda County Employees' Retirement Association has made its first hedge fund hire, handing Permal Asset Management a $100 million mandate, HFMWeek reports. The money will go into a fixed-income holdings fund of hedge fund and is the first part of the $5 billion pension's $250 million alternative investments plan; the remaining money will go into private equity.
Permal beat out BlackRock Alternative Advisors and Magnitude Capital for the pension's business.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…