Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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Jul 18 2007 | 1:01pm ET
The $6 billion San Bernardino County (Calif.) Employees Retirement Association last week approved a total of $45 million in commitments to a trio of private equity energy funds.
Blue Tip Energy’s maiden $50 million offering, Blue Tip Energy Fund; Energy Spectrum’s $500 million Energy Spectrum Fund V; and Starwood Capital Group’s targeted $400 million on their Starwood Energy Infrastructure Fund, each received a $15 million capital commitment from the system.
The system’s total allocation to p.e. and hedge funds was 7.6% and 6.3% respectively as of the end of March.
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…
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