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Mar 3 2006 | 12:00am ET
The $970 million Jacksonville (Fla.) Fire & Police Pension Fund will conduct a full asset liability study and expects a complete reorganization of its portfolio in the next 18 months if ongoing state legislation is passed on July 1 that will expand the plan’s investment opportunities.
John Keane, executive director, said he expects passage of the legislation, which would allow the fund to invest in both alternatives and bonds that are below A-rated. In the past, Keane has said the plan would like to put as much as 15% into alternatives.
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 ...