Thursday, 24 July 2014
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Jul 30 2012 | 11:45am ET
The Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System has committed as much as $100 million to a trio of alternative investment firms.
The bulk of the money went to former FrontPoint Partners' star manager Stephen Czech's Czech Asset Management. The $6.6 billion public pension fund committed up to $70 million to the firm's SJC Onshore Direct Lending Fund II, spun off from FrontPoint earlier this year.
The pension also committed up to $20 million to Avalon Ventures' Fund X and $10 million to Iron Point Real Estate's second fund.
NEPC assisted with the search for Czech, while private equity consultant StepStone Group and real-estate consultant ORG Portfolio Management worked on the Avalon and Iron Point commitments.
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…