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Apr 26 2012 | 2:29am ET
Albourne Partners will get its chance to win over a southern California pension fund next month.
The $2.8 billion Kern County Employees' Retirement Association will interview the firm on May 16. If Albourne makes the grade, it could become the public pension's first hedge fund consultant.
The lack of one has not kept Kern from investing in the space; the system has $286 million invested in funds of hedge funds. But the pension is mulling a move to direct hedge fund investments, a process that Albourne or whoever else wins the consultancy mandate will assist with.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...