Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jun 7 2013 | 11:33am ET
A California public pension has hired four hedge funds to manage as much as $250 million.
The $10.6 billion Orange County Employees Retirement System committed between $55 million and $74 million to D.E. Shaw Group's Multi-Asset International Fund, Pensions & Investments reports. It also awarded mandates of between $44 million and $63 million each to Hoplite Capital Management and Partner Fund Management, and $50 million to Tennebaum Capital Partners' direct-lending strategy.
Nor is OCERS done: The pension's board gave its investment consultant the green light to create a shortlist of fixed-income absolute-return managers. The size of that allocation is still to be determined, and a hire might not happen at all, spokesman Robert Kinsler told P&I.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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