Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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Jun 23 2006 | 8:41pm ET
The $1.3 billion Louisiana Sheriffs' Pension & Relief Fund will begin looking at real estate and hedge fund opportunities for additional allocations. Osey McGee, executive director, said the plan currently has 5% allocated to core real estate and 3% to hedge funds and would like to increase those allocations over time to 10% to real estate and 5% to hedge funds.
McGee said the plan would look at other types of real estate investments, including REITs, opportunistic and value-added investments. He said there are no plans to move into private equity.
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…
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