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Apr 26 2013 | 9:54am ET
The Milwaukee City Employees' Retirement System is preparing for its first foray into hedge funds.
The $4.2 billion public pension fund's new asset allocation plan includes hedge funds for the first time. Milwaukee aims to put 5% of its portfolio into hedge funds and absolute-return strategies, Pensions & Investments reports; whether it will use funds of funds and invest directly, and what strategies will be targeted, have yet to be determined.
Decisions on searches are expected to come this summer.
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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