Friday, 25 July 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.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…