Saturday, 28 March 2015
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May 25 2006 | 8:37pm ET
U.S. pension funds are investing only a small portion of theirassets in hedge funds, according to a study released last week by Greenwich Associates.
In the first quarter, investors poured $27.6 billion into hedge funds, with the bulk of the money coming from private investors and endowments, not pension funds. Corporate pension funds allocated 0.9% of their assets tohedge funds, while public pensions allocated a mere 0.7%, according to the report. Meanwhile, endowments invested an average 12.3% of their assets in hedge funds.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
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…