Va. Plan Decision On Alts. 'Doesn't Look Promising'

Jun 16 2006 | 9:56pm ET

The Norfolk (Va.) Employees Retirement System will discuss a potential investment in hedge funds and funds-of-hedge funds at its board meeting this month, however the discussion "doesn't look promising," according to a source close to the plan.  

Kamal Khanna, cio of the $786 million plan, declined to comment, but in January he had said that the plan was beginning an education into alternatives. The plan's consultant is Summit Strategies Group.


In Depth

'Smart Beta' Funds In Regulators' Sights, Hedgies May Be Next

Mar 26 2015 | 11:11am ET

Funds that mimic strategies used by active managers for a fraction of the cost could...

Lifestyle

Study: Both Marriage and Divorce Lead to Negative Hedge Fund Performance

Mar 25 2015 | 6:51pm ET

Trouble at home leads to trouble in the market for fund managers, according to researchers...

Guest Contributor

Concerned About Your HFT Exposure? Hedge It!

Mar 26 2015 | 1:06pm ET

High-frequency trading has been a persistent storyline for several years. The trading...

 

Sponsored Content

    Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET

    Kelly RodriquesKelly RodriquesAs 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…

Editor's Note