Friday, 27 March 2015
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Mar 7 2013 | 12:19am ET
Another institutional investor is quitting funds of hedge funds.
CareSuper, an Australian superannuation fund, will redeem it’s A$100 million from Fauchier Partners. The move will leave the A$7 billion pension manager with no hedge fund exposure at all.
The move is designed to save CareSuper on fees and to come into compliance with new Australian superannuation regulations.
"Hedge funds have not met our expectations and they are expensive," Greg Nolan, chief investment officer, told The Australian Financial Review. "Those two factors combined have led our board to decide to terminate the hedge fund managers we have."
CareSuper plans to replace its hedge funds with absolute-return managers offering lower fees, better liquidity and more transparency.
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…