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Jan 11 2013 | 11:33am ET
The Texas County & District Retirement System has invested $400 million with BlueCrest Capital Management and Brevan Howard Asset Management.
The $17.6 billion pension awarded each firm $200 million, to be invested in their respective credit strategies. The investments were made on Jan. 1, Pensions & Investments reports.
London-based BlueCrest is new to TCDRS. The pension already invests in Brevan Howard's flagship global macro fund, although the new allocation to its Credit Catalysts Fund exceeds the $120 million previously allocated to the flagship.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...