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  1. U.K.'s Pensions Infrastructure Platform signs investment director

    trueEd Wilson joined the Pensions Infrastructure Platform as investment director.

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  2. Korea Post seeks global macro, market-neutral, event-driven managers

    trueKorea Post Savings is seeking global hedge fund managers to run global macro, equity market-neutral and event-driven strategies.

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  3. Milwaukee County Retirement System considers lowering bonds, raising equities

    trueMilwaukee County Employees’ Retirement System, Milwaukee, is conducting an asset allocation study that is considering reducing fixed income, while increasing equities and real estate.

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  4. Kainos Capital adds partner for food and consumer products sector

    trueKevin Elliott has joined private equity firm Kainos Capital as a partner, said Mark Semer, spokesman, in an e-mail.

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  5. New Mexico to trim absolute return, boost private equity commitments in 2016

    trueNew Mexico State Investment Council, Santa Fe, plans to continue trimming its $1.4 billion hedge funds-of-funds and $924.5 million credit and structured portfolios while increasing its private equity commitment pace in 2016, said Charles Wollmann, spokesman for the $20.5 billion endowment plans, in ...

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  6. Loyalty rewards: A better fee structure for all

    trueHedge funds have not met pension plan clients' actuarial assumed rates of return.net of fees in the challenging zero-interest-rate policy environment, despite generally producing returns since the financial crisis that met investor expectations gross of fees. One outcome has been an outcry from ...

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  7. Florida assigns $1.588 billion to 13 managers

    trueFlorida State Board of Administration committed a total of $1.588 billion to 13 managers representing 15 limited partnerships.

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  8. OFR study: Form PF too wide for hedge fund risk reporting

    trueHedge funds reporting their risk exposures to the Securities and Exchange Commission use one method, Form PF, regardless of how dissimilar their risk profiles may be, but it can still help regulators measure market risk exposure with further stratification, said a study released Thursday by the ...

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  9. Fortress' assets gain 3% in quarter, up 12.8% for year

    trueFortress Investment Group reported $72 billion in assets under management as of June 30, a 3% increase from three months earlier and up 12.8% from the year before, the company said in its second-quarter earnings release on Thursday.

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  10. El Paso County reduces Tortoise's MLP portfolio

    trueEl Paso County Retirement Plan reduced Tortoise Capital Advisors’ master limited partnership portfolio by half, leaving it with about $16 million.

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  11. Preqin: Number of zombie funds continues to grow, up 12.5% in past year

    truePreqin estimates 1,180 zombie private equity funds are in investor portfolios, with estimated unrealized assets of $126.6 billion. The number of zombie funds is up 12.5% from last July and up 18% from July 2013.

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  12. Contra Costa County places $100 million for natural resources separate account

    trueContra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association, Concord, Calif., committed $100 million to a Commonfund Capital natural resources customized separate account.

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  13. Carlyle Europe Partners IV closes at $4.1 billion

    trueThe Carlyle Group closed its latest European upper midmarket private equity fund at its €3.75 billion ($4.1 billion) hard cap.

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  14. Florida SBA looking for strategic investments portfolio manager

    trueFlorida State Board of Administration is searching for a portfolio manager in strategic investments and private equity, a new position.

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