Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Sep 17 2007 | 11:52am ET
The $245 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System has allocated $546 million to Standard Life Investments (Private Equity) Limited, which invests in small- to middle-market buyout funds in Europe via the European Strategic Partners-Golden Bear Europe Fund.
“Our new partner offers us unique access to the premier managers and co-investment opportunities in Europe, leveraging SLIPE’s strong relationships and proven track record,” said CalPERS Chief Investment Officer Russell Read. “We have a particular need for a partner who will focus exclusively on Small to Middle market European private equity.”
Edinburgh, Scotland-based Standard Life is globally ranked by Watson Wyatt as the sixth largest manager of p.e. funds of funds for pension plans.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...