Saturday, 20 September 2014
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Aug 22 2007 | 11:14am ET
The board of the Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico recently added a group of hedge funds and a private equity fund to its portfolio.
On the hedge fund front, the board allocated $35 million each to Stark Investments and AG Superfund, both multi-strategy hedge funds, and TPG-Axon Partners, an equity long/short hedge fund. All three hedge fund investments are to be funded from its fixed-income portfolio.
The system’s board also approved a $30 million allocation to KRG Capital Fund IV, a mid market buyout fund, to be funded from equities.
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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