Monday, 30 March 2015
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Jun 23 2006 | 9:01pm ET
The $500 million Knoxville (Tenn.) City Employees Pension Fund has selected Union Bancaire Privee Asset Management and Cadogan Management as its new fund-of-hedge funds managers. Michael Cherry, executive director, said the two firms will handle a combined $35 million mandate but the plan has not decided on the split between the two firms. Funding will come from a rebalancing of the fund and no managers will be terminated, he added.
The plan had discussed investing in hedge funds last year after the City Council approved a new investment policy to include alternatives. The fund is still in early discussions about a private equity search. Cherry said the fund hasn't decided whether it will invest directly or through a fund-of-funds but has a target allocation of 4%. Interested managers should contact consultant Dan Holmes of Summit Strategies Group.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…