Friday, 19 September 2014
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Nov 9 2012 | 9:59am ET
The New Jersey Division of Investment has boosted its alternative investment portfolio by some $650 million.
The $70.6 billion pension system hired Scopia Fund Management, Pensions & Investment reports, to manage a $150 million long/short equity mandate. Scopia's fund focuses on small- and mid-cap stocks.
The Garden State also gave a big vote of confidence to BlackRock Private Equity Partners' SONJ Private Opportunities Fund, doubling its investment in the separate account co-investment vehicle to $800 million. And it added $100 million to an existing $150 million invested with GoldenTree Asset Management's bank-loan fund, Credit Opportunities.
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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