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  1. Nashville & Davidson County commits $235 million to 6 funds

    trueNashville (Tenn.) & Davidson County Metropolitan Government Employee Benefit Trust Fund made six new commitments totaling up to $235 million.

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  1. Arizona Public Safety allocates $371 million, names new retirement administrator

    trueArizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System made five new commitments and investments totaling up to $371 million.

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  2. Secondary market prices to fall in second half of 2015 — NYPPEX

    truePrices for alternative investment fund limited partnership interests are expected to drop in the second half of this year — with secondary median bids declining about 3.5% to an average of 80.18% of net asset value — driven down by fewer exits and less distribution of capital back to investors, ...

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  3. Hancock Natural Resource Group promotes president to CEO

    trueBill Peressini, president at Hancock Natural Resource Group, was named the firm’s CEO, effective Jan. 1.

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  4. Palamon Capital Partners' limited partners in 2 funds sell interests to consortium

    truePalamon Capital Partners completed a transaction that allowed limited partners in two of its European private equity funds to sell their interests to a consortium of five money managers.

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  5. New anti-money laundering rules proposed for private funds

    trueHedge fund, private equity and other private fund managers will have to develop anti-money laundering programs under rules proposed Tuesday by the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.

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  6. Preqin: Hedge fund assets rise 2.5% in first 6 months of 2015

    trueHedge fund industry assets increased 2.5% to $3.2 trillion for the six months ended June 30, new research from Preqin showed in a report released Wednesday.

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  7. Swedish AP funds form European real estate joint venture with TIAA-CREF

    trueSwedish pension funds AP1 and AP2 joined forces with TIAA-CREF to create a pan-European office investment platform called Cityhold Office Partnership, which intends to build an office portfolio of at least €4 billion ($4.55 billion).

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  8. El Paso fire and police pension fund commits to Latin America private equity fund

    trueEl Paso (Texas) Firemen & Policemen Pension Fund committed $8 million to Southern Cross Latin America Private Equity Fund V.

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  9. Alameda County retirement fund mulls boosting alternatives

    trueAlameda County Employees' Retirement Association might increase its targets to private equity, alternatives and real estate, and decrease targets to domestic and international equity.

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  10. Denver Employees slates $40 million for energy fund

    trueDenver Employees Retirement Plan committed $40 million to Kayne Anderson Energy Fund VII, subject to successful contract negotiations.

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  11. Oklahoma Police pension fund earmarks $7.5 million to CenterOak fund

    trueOklahoma Police Pension & Retirement System committed $7.5 million to CenterOak Equity Fund I, a lower middle-market buyout fund.

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  12. San Mateo County earmarks $15 million for agricultural and commodities fund

    trueSan Mateo County Employees' Retirement Association, Redwood City, Calif., committed $15 million to a private equity fund managed by Blue Road Capital

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  13. Hedge funds 'resilient' in turmoil, researchers claim

    trueHedge fund strategies have been “displaying elevated resiliency” to volatile global markets and “seem well-positioned relative to traditional assets,” Lyxor Asset Management researchers said in a weekly research note.

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