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May 18 2012 | 4:06am ET
The Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System is a step closer to hiring a fund of fund—singular, as part of a so-called "fund of one" approach.
The $6 billion pension's board last month approved a shortlist of "fund of one" managers for a $100 million mandate. Using a "fund of one" will help Arkansas "avoid excessive energy exposure," the April 11 board minutes said.
Arkansas adopted the "fund of one" approach in February, following a presentation from Grosvenor Capital Management, Pensions & Investments reports.
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 ...