Friday, 28 November 2014
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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.
Nov 4 2014 | 9:45am ET
Data management is important to every business, but for hedge funds, it is critical. FINalternatives recently asked Peter Sanchez, CEO of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, how fund managers can deal with the demands of managing data while at the same time remain transparent and abide by operational best practices. Read more…
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