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Sep 13 2013 | 10:53am ET
The California State Teachers' Retirement System has hired Hermes Fund Managers to fill a commodities mandate.
Hermes will be one of two commodities managers at the $150 billion public pension fund, the second-largest in the U.S. CalSTRS has not settled on a second manager, Reuters reports.
Hermes and the second manager will split $150 million.
CalSTRS first approved a commodities allocation three years ago, and had considered investing as much as $2.5 billion as an inflation hedge.
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 ...