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  1. Indiana Public Retirement puts $450 million with 6 managers, considers new asset allocation

    trueIndiana Public Retirement System committed and invested $450 million total with six managers.

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  1. CalSTRS invests $100 million in activist hedge fund

    trueCalifornia State Teachers’ Retirement System, West Sacramento, invested $100 million in activist hedge fund Red Mountain Capital Partners.

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  2. University of California's head of hedge funds leaving

    trueLynda Choi, the University of California's managing director and head of hedge funds, is leaving her position.

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  3. Hedge fund assets up 3.3% in Q1

    trueHedge fund assets climbed 3.3% in the first quarter to $2.94 trillion, according to HFR's latest Global Hedge Fund Industry Report, released Monday.

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  4. Hedge funds-of-funds managers turn to customized investments

    trueTop-tier hedge funds-of-funds managers are expanding their relationships with underlying hedge fund managers, morphing into active investors of institutional investor assets from mere allocators of those assets.

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  5. eVestment: Hedge fund assets rise 1.9% in quarter on $28.2 billion net inflows

    trueHedge fund industry assets rose 1.9% to $3.101 trillion in the first three months of 2015.

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  6. Citadel's head of global fixed income resigns

    trueDerek Kaufman resigned as head of global fixed income at Citadel, which managed about $26 billion in single and multistrategy hedge funds as of March 31.

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  7. Bernanke appointed adviser at Citadel

    trueBen S. Bernanke, former chairman of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee, was appointed senior adviser by hedge fund manager Citadel.

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  8. Chalkstream heads to Korea in search of alpha

    trueChalkstream Capital Group LP is betting that South Korea will be its next best source of alpha.

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  9. Legal challenge to SEC enforcement process heard

    trueHouston hedge fund manager George Jarkesy Jr. took on the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday.

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  10. eVestment: Alternative assets under administration rise 16.8% in 2014

    trueAlternative assets under administration in 2014 totaled $6.862 trillion, up 16.8% from the prior year, eVestment said in a survey released Monday.

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  11. HFR: Hedge funds post highest quarterly return since 2013

    trueHedge funds produced a strong gain in the first three months of 2015, with the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite index returning 2.4% and the HFRI Fund of Funds Composite index, 2.5%.

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  12. Activists' success rate increasing

    trueActivist investors' success rate rose to 73.8% in 2014, up from 66.6% a year earlier and up from 67.8% in 2013. Success rate is defined as "activist demands that were either fully or partially satisfied by the target company."

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  13. New series features 'hedge fund king'

    trueA hedge fund manager known as “Axe” will be one of the two main characters in a Showtime premium cable television drama set to debut in 2016.

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