Saturday, 20 September 2014
Last updated 22 hours ago
Sep 21 2007 | 11:37am ET
The $16 billion Indiana Public Employees Retirement Fund recently committed a total of $75 million to four U.S. and European private equity funds.
The system made a $30 million commitment to Vista Equity Partners III, which has a target of $1.1 billion for a fund to invest in software and technology companies, and a $30 million pledge to Avenue Special Situations Fund V, which has a target of $4 billion for a fund to invest primarily in U.S. debt and equity of distressed companies.
Also, the system is committing up to €25 million (US$34.9 million) to Lion Capital Fund II, a €1.5 billion for a fund that invests in mid-size and large companies in Western Europe, and up to US$15 million to Arch Venture Fund VII.
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…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.