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Hedge fund indexes show tepid returns in 2014
trueBroad hedge fund index returns were positive in 2014, led by the 6.1% return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance index for the year ended Dec. 31.
Arizona Public Safety allocates $458 million to 5 managers
trueArizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System approved a total of up to $458 million in commitments, direct investments and co-investments.
Chicago Park Employees terminates K2 Advisors hedge fund of funds
trueChicago Park Employees' Annuity & Benefit Fund terminated hedge fund-of-funds manager K2 Advisors.
Ruble, Ruble, Oil and Trouble
trueIt's natural to wonder if, like the three witches in Macbeth, the year's events are harbingers for additional strife and trouble. However, if one were to heed the negative headlines and "pack it in" for 2015, one is likely to miss the opportunities that currently present themselves as fear ...
HFR: Hedge fund assets reach another industry record
trueHedge fund assets rose 8.3% in 2014 to reach $2.85 trillion, a new industry high, a Hedge Fund Research analysis showed.
Kern County Employees invests in Menta Capital hedge fund
trueKern County Employees’ Retirement Association made a $17 million direct investment in a hedge fund with quantitative equity market-neutral manager Menta Capital.
Rhode Island commits to private equity, terminates hedge fund investment
trueRhode Island State Investment Commission committed up to $110 million total to three private equity funds and terminated a $60 million hedge fund investment.
Cornwall County signs Man FRM for hedge funds
trueCornwall County Council Pension Fund hired Man FRM to run a £120 million ($182 million) hedge fund allocation.
Rothschild Asset Management picks global CIO for alternatives
trueShakil Riaz was named head of U.S. alternative portfolio management and global chief investment officer for alternative investments at Rothschild Asset Management.
DeAWM recruits 2 portfolio managers for hedge fund advisory business
trueMihir Meswani and Nicolas Laporte have joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management as directors and portfolio managers in the firm's hedge fund advisory business.
Florida State Board puts $300 million in J.P. Morgan hedge fund of funds
trueFlorida State Board of Administration committed $300 million to Elan Fund, a hedge fund of funds managed by J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management.
Brevan Howard, DW part with smile
trueIn an industry infamous for furious rifts, bruised egos, messy business divorces and vicious litigation, the partnership between Brevan Howard Capital Management LP and its protege, DW Partners LP, is one of the few to end amicably.
Carlyle Group's carried interest fund valuations have tepid end to 2014
trueCarlyle Group’s preliminary valuations of the funds from which it earns carried interest increased 1% in the quarter and rose 15% in the year ended Dec. 31, down from an increase of 3% in the third quarter of 2014 and an increase of 19% for the 12 months ended Sept. 30.
Dutch pension fund giant PFZW eliminates hedge fund portfolio
trueDutch pension fund Pensioenfonds Zorg en Welzijn eliminated its $5 billion hedge fund portfolio over the past year.
Citadel's head of global equities leaves firm
trueBrandon Haley, head of global equities at Ken Griffin's Citadel, left after nine years at the hedge fund firm.