Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Dec 22 2005 | 10:40pm ET
The $45.2 billion Minnesota State Board of Investment allocated $100 million each to three managers at its board meeting earlier this month.
The plan invested $100 million in a distressed debt fund managed by Wayzata Investment Partners, $100 million in a secondary interest fund run by Lexington Capital and $100 million in a leveraged-buyout fund handled by Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, said Howard Bicker, executive director of the plan.
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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