Friday, 29 August 2014
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Jul 23 2008 | 9:56am ET
The board of the $15 billion Los Angeles Fire and Police Pensions is searching for an emerging fund of hedge funds manager to add to its existing alternative investment portfolio.
The plan will focus on strategies that best compliment its existing fund of fund managers, Dorchester Capital Advisors, GAM and Permal Group, which were hired earlier this month. LAFPP does not permit its fund of hedge funds managers to use leverage at the fund level. The minimum initial funding of the mandate is yet to be determined.
Firms submitting proposals should have at least $150 million and no more than $750 million in hedge fund assets under management, a minimum of two years of audited results or three years of audited hedge fund management results from another firm, and at least two tax-exempt clients or one public pension plan client. The mandate will be benchmarked against the 90-day Treasury bill plus 500 basis points
The request for proposals is accessible on the plan’s Web site and its deadline is Aug. 15.
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 ...