Saturday, 30 August 2014
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Jan 8 2007 | 9:47pm ET
Politicians and government officials in Massachusetts, including Secretary of State William Galvin, are continuing to eye hedge funds with suspicion, but that isn’t stopping some of the Bay State’s numerous pension plans from perusing the controversial asset class.
On Friday, the Middlesex Retirement Board issued an RFP for an alternative investment consultant. The consultant will oversee the $700 million plan’s investments in alternative investments, which already total $60 million.
The RFP, which asks for a firm’s history and goals, among other details, is due on Jan. 26.
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 ...