Wednesday, 27 August 2014
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Nov 5 2007 | 12:32pm ET
The board of the $13 billion Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico last month committed $100 million to three alternative investment vehicles.
The board awarded a $35 million mandate to Canyon Value Realization Fund, a credit oriented hedge fund, and a $35 million mandate to Marathon Special Opportunities Fund, a global distressed securities hedge fund. Both commitments are being funded from the system’s fixed-income portfolio.
On the private equity front, the board committed $30 million to Natural Gas Partners Fund IX, a real asset partnership targeting investments primarily in upstream oil and gas companies. The system is also funding this commitment from its fixed income portfolio.
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 ...