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  1. Texas TRS directional hedge funds generate highest alpha in fund's external markets portfolio

    trueIn the three-year period ended June 30, directional hedge funds generated annualized alpha of 4.6 percentage points – the highest of any portfolio in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas' external public markets program. Directional hedge funds generated one-year alpha of as of June 30 of 5.5 ...

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  1. Hedge fund manager PEAK6 to go independent

    truePEAK6 Advisors, which manages $2.3 billion in hedge fund assets, will spin out of parent company PEAK6 Investments on Sept. 30.

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  2. Illinois prepaid tuition plan redeeming Balestra Capital investment

    trueIllinois Student Assistance Commission, Springfield, is redeeming its approximately $30 million investment in Balestra Spectrum Partners on behalf of the $1.1 billion College Illinois Trust Fund, the state's prepaid tuition program.

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  3. GAO: Large partnerships avoid IRS scrutiny

    trueCongress should consider requiring large partnerships such as private equity and hedge funds to take steps to make it easier for the Internal Revenue Service to audit them and collect taxes due, the Government Accountability Office said in a congressional report delivered Thursday.

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  4. Bridgewater combines pure alpha and risk-parity beta in new strategy

    trueBridgewater Associates introduced on Wednesday the firm's first new investment strategy since 1996.

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  5. Watch P&I's Resnick discuss CalPERS on PBS

    truePensions & Investments' Executive Editor Amy Resnick appeared on PBS' “Nightly Business Report produced by CNBC” to discuss CalPERS' decision to eliminate its hedge fund portfolio.

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  6. CalPERS is largest investor to exit hedge funds, but decision isn't a surprise to some

    trueCalPERS is the first large institutional investor to completely eliminate hedge funds from its portfolio.

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  7. New Jersey rehires Cliffwater as hedge fund consultant

    trueNew Jersey Division of Investment rehired Cliffwater as hedge fund consultant.

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  8. CalPERS dumping hedge funds

    trueThe $298 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System, Sacramento, will completely close its $4 billion hedge fund portfolio.

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  9. Hedge funds of funds ranked by percent institutional

     

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  11. Credit Suisse: Event-driven hedge fund strategies continue to lead through August

    trueThe Credit Suisse Hedge Fund index was up 3.42% in the first eight months of the year, according to the firm's latest performance summary, released Monday. The overall index rose 0.88% in the month of August, after falling 0.31% in July.

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  12. Marathon Asset Management taps co-head of emerging markets

    trueDiego Gradowczyk was named senior managing director and co-head of emerging markets at alternative investment manager Marathon Asset Management.

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  13. Deals not always the best for funds of funds

    trueThe acquisition spree of the past decade has produced mixed results for acquirers of hedge funds and funds of funds and the firms they bought.

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