Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Jun 30 2006 | 3:12pm ET
The $50 million City of St. Louis Employees Retirement System has earmarked $25 million for fund-of-hedge funds. Mary Lou Mullen, employee benefits manager, said the plan will have consultant Summit Strategies Group conduct a shortlist search and present three or four managers to the board.
The plan has not discussed where the funding for the new allocation will come from, and those decisions will likely come after the board alters its investment guidelines and policies to allow for alternatives —an action likely to be completed at either the July or August board meeting.
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 ...