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Sep 12 2012 | 10:29am ET
Graham Capital Management can't seem to shake all of the public pension funds that want a piece of its $12.5 billion quantitative strategy—not that it would want to.
At least three pension systems have made commitments to Graham recently. The Connecticut-based hedge fund received $175 million from the Texas County & District Retirement System and smaller mandates from the New Mexico Public Employees Retirement System and Houston Municipal Employees' Pension System.
The New Mexico pension committed $11.3 million and the Texas pension $5 million, HFMWeek reports.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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