Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Jun 16 2006 | 9:57pm ET
The $210 billion California Public Employees Retirement System will issue an RFP for domestic long/short equity managers. According to the plan, firms must have at least $100 million in assets in a risk-controlled long/short strategy that restricts shorting to a maximum of 35% of the portfolio on a market value basis, and have a beta at or very near 1.0.
The RFP will be available on the fund's Web site (www.calpers.ca.gov) on June 26.
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…
The twin debacles of MF Global and PFG have damaged the reputation of the futures industry demanding an examination of customer protection rules. New rules are being implemented, which will add cost a...