Wednesday, 1 October 2014
Last updated 10 hours ago
Jun 22 2012 | 11:38am ET
Colorado's first responders have committed another $30 million to another hedge fund.
The latest beneficiary of the $3.3 billion Colorado Fire & Police Pension Association's $300 million hedge fund program is Pershing Square Capital Management. The New York-based hedge fund fills the pension's activist mandate, although CEO Dan Slack told Pensions & Investments, "It's possible we could look for another activist hedge fund."
Pershing Square is the fifth hedge fund hired by the public pension this year; all told, the five have received about $160 million. Slack said that Colorado Pistol & Hose has filled its event-driven mandate, but could still add long/short hedge funds.
Consultant Albourne Partners assisted with the Pershing Square hire.
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…
High frequency trading is not evil, it is not a conspiracy and it really is not new; it is the natural evolution of the professional trading community making markets, providing liquidity and hopefully...