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  1. Davis Cos. signs on new president

    trueRichard McCready was named president of real estate investment firm The Davis Cos.

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  1. Palladium Equity Partners closes 4th fund at $1.14 billion

    truePalladium Equity Partners closed its latest private equity fund, the $1.14 billion Palladium Equity Partners IV, exceeding its $800 million target.

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  2. Centerview Capital chooses new consumer-business partner

    trueBrian K. Ratzan joined Centerview Capital as a partner in the private equity firm's consumer business.

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  3. CalSTRS chooses 2 for private equity funds of funds

    trueCalSTRS committed $100 million each to private equity firms Muller & Monroe Asset Management and BAML Capital Access Funds Management.

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  4. Oklahoma Teachers taps L&B Realty Advisors for non-core real estate

    trueOklahoma Teachers' Retirement System, Oklahoma City, hired L&B Realty Advisors to manage between $15 million and $50 million in a non-core real estate portfolio.

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  5. HFR: Hedge fund assets reach record level for 7th straight quarter

    trueHedge fund industry assets hit a new peak of $2.702 trillion as of March 31, the seventh consecutive quarter of record-breaking net growth, according to new data from Hedge Fund Research.

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  6. After big TIAA-CREF-Nuveen deal, boom predicted in manager mergers

    trueIn the wake of TIAA-CREF's purchase of Nuveen Investments Inc., industry watchers say there is more to come.

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  7. Canada Pension Plan earmarks $119 million to J.W. Childs

    trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board committed US$119 million to J.W. Childs Equity Partners IV, a new midmarket private equity fund managed by J.W. Childs Associates.

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  8. Milwaukee County Employees seeks private equity managers

    trueMilwaukee County Employees' Retirement System issued separate RFPs for a private equity fund of funds and a manager to run a private equity mezzanine financing strategy.

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  9. HS Group seeds Asia-based hedge fund being launched by former Soros veterans

    trueHS Group, a Hong Kong-based firm launched in 2013 to provide seed capital and strategic backing for hedge funds in Asia, announced its first investment in a fund being set up by two Soros Fund Management veterans.

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  10. Hedge fund returns off to sluggish start

    trueHedge funds have suffered the worst start to the year since 2011.

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  11. MoneyTree Report: Venture capital investments up for the quarter; deal volume down

    trueU.S. venture capital firms invested $9.5 billion in 951 transactions in the first quarter, with more money in fewer deals than in the fourth quarter of 2013 when venture capital firms spent $8.4 billion in 1,112 deals, according to the MoneyTree Report from the National Venture Capital Association ...

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  12. University of Michigan allocates $242 million to 6 managers

    trueUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, invested or committed a total of $242 million to one traditional equity manager and five alternative investment funds from its $9 billion endowment.

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  13. Blackstone Group assets climb 2.2% for quarter, 24.5% for year

    trueBlackstone Group reported Thursday a record $271.7 billion in assets under management as of March 31, up 2.2% from Dec. 31 and up 24.5% from a year earlier.

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