Wednesday, 1 April 2015
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Dec 12 2012 | 10:18am ET
Pension funds accounted for a substantial chunk of the more than $10 billion redeemed from hedge funds in October, a report shows.
Total net withdrawals were $10.8 billion, according to BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research. And some $6.4 billion of that came from pension funds.
It is the third month of this year that pensions have redeemed from the industry.
All told, hedge funds have seen a net inflow from pension funds this year, taking in $15.7 billion in new money, while all hedge fund investors are actually net redeemers this year. But that but of good news is tempered by the fact that hedge funds added $78.5 billion to hedge funds last year and $65.7 billion in 2010.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…