Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Jun 13 2008 | 11:14am ET
The $13 billion State of New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association last month committed a total of $115 million in a trio of hedge and private equity funds.
The fund approved a $35 million allocation to Sandell Asset Management’s Castlerigg Partners, an event-driven hedge fund, to be funded from fixed-income; $25 million to Onex Partners III, a p.e. fund investing in mid-market buyouts, to be funded from equities; $30 million to Silver Point Capital, a p.e. distressed debt fund investing in mortgage opportunities, to be funded from equities.
The fund has also extended the contract of its alternative investment consultant, Cliffwater, for another two years.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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