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  1. New Orleans City Employees launches opportunistic search

    trueNew Orleans City Employees' Retirement System is searching for an opportunistic credit and/or opportunistic hedge fund manager to run a total of $20 million.

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  1. Symmetric quarterly hedge fund rankings through March 31

    trueSymmetric, a hedge fund research firm, released its latest quarterly hedge fund rankings through March.

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  2. Tiger Global's head of public equity, another partner leave

    trueTiger Global Management said Feroz Dewan, head of public equity investing, and another partner are leaving.

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  3. Michigan Municipal becomes first outside investor in William Blair global macro fund

    trueMichigan Municipal Employees' Retirement System invested $300 million in the William Blair Dynamic Allocation Strategies Global Opportunity Fund.

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  4. Blackstone acquires minority stake in Magnetar Capital Partners

    trueBlackstone Group acquired a minority equity interest in hedge fund Magnetar Capital Partners.

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  5. Asset owners call for responsible investment exclusions in hedge funds

    trueHedge fund managers should exclude certain investments in their strategies and take a more open-minded approach to segregated accounts, to help asset owners comply with their responsible investment policies.

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  6. Marshall Wace acquires quant hedge fund manager 80 Capital

    trueLong/short equity hedge fund specialist Marshall Wace, with about $20 billion in assets under management, further diversified its investment offerings through the acquisition of 80 Capital, a quantitative hedge fund manager with $100 million under management.

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  7. Norfolk County seeks opportunistic hedge fund-of-funds manager

    trueNorfolk County Retirement System is searching for an opportunistic hedge fund-of-funds manager to run up to $10 million.

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  8. Colorado Fire & Police strikes hedge fund investment with Anchor Bolt Capital

    trueColorado Fire & Police Pension Association made a direct hedge fund investment of $45 million in Anchor Bolt Offshore Fund, a long/short equity hedge fund.

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  9. AIMA: Hedge funds playing 'crucial role' in financing private companies

    trueHedge fund managers in the U.S. and Europe are “playing a crucial role in financing the real economy,” reported a research paper released Wednesday by the Alternative Investment Management Association.

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  10. Shadow banking could become a risk to financial system — conference speaker

    trueThe shadow banking sector — which includes hedge funds and private equity funds — has the potential of being a risk to the financial system, said John Taft, CEO of RBC Wealth Management-U.S.

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  11. University of Maine drops Cube Capital for hedge fund of funds

    trueUniversity of Maine System, Bangor, terminated hedge fund-of-funds manager Cube Capital, which managed $15 million for the system's $271 million managed investment pool of six endowment funds and $1.7 million for the system's $40 million defined benefit plan.

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  12. Och-Ziff's AUM increases 13.4% for the year on strong credit gains

    trueOch-Ziff Capital Management Group reported $48.3 billion in assets under management as of March 31, up 1.7% in the quarter and up 13.4% in the 12-month period.

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  13. Diversified portfolios of hedge funds for small and large asset allocators

    trueHedge funds — and any other asset or investment strategy for that matter — should be included in a portfolio until the marginal benefits of additional investment equal the marginal costs of additional investment.

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