May 22 2009 | 9:18am ET
The $27.2 billion Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois is giving its hedge fund and private equity portfolios a boost, raising its long-term commitments to both asset classes.
Specifically, the plan will increase its allocations from 8% to 10% for p.e. and from 2.5% to 5% for absolute return. The changes were adopted following a review of the plan’s investment strategies, a study conducted every three years by TRS.
Mar 17 2014 | 9:30am ET
“Transparency” has become a touchstone for investors in the post-Madoff world but, according to Carl Lingenfelter, chief administration officer at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, it's a concept that has evolved over the past five years from fraud protection to risk management to investment performance. Read more…
Mar 10 2014 | 11:33am ET
A huge thank you to all of the people who helped make last Thursday’s HFC NY Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit such a success. The charity gala raised nearly $2 million to prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…