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Arizona Public Safety allocates $371 million, names new retirement administrator
trueArizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System made five new commitments and investments totaling up to $371 million.
Preqin: Hedge fund assets rise 2.5% in first 6 months of 2015
trueHedge fund industry assets increased 2.5% to $3.2 trillion for the six months ended June 30, new research from Preqin showed in a report released Wednesday.
Hedge funds 'resilient' in turmoil, researchers claim
trueHedge fund strategies have been “displaying elevated resiliency” to volatile global markets and “seem well-positioned relative to traditional assets,” Lyxor Asset Management researchers said in a weekly research note.
Institutional investors a big factor in Claren Road exodus
trueInstitutions are prominent among the investors that will have collectively reduced hedge fund assets managed by Claren Road Asset Management LLC by 75% in the year ending Sept. 30.
Houston Municipal redeeming Claren Road investment
trueHouston Municipal Employees Pension System is redeeming its investment in Claren Road Credit Partners.
Avon Pension Fund picks J.P. Morgan for hedge fund of funds
trueAvon Pension Fund hired J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management to set up, implement and manage a roughly £187 million hedge fund-of-funds portfolio.
Texas Employees sets private equity, hedge fund pacing for fiscal 2016
trueTexas Employees Retirement System plans to commit about $950 million to between six and 10 new private equity funds and co-investments in the fiscal year ending Aug. 31, 2016.
Broadfin, Brave Warrior stay atop Symmetric's stock-picker list
trueBroadfin Capital and Brave Warrior Advisors once again topped Symmetric’s list of top stock pickers through the quarter ended June 30.
GAM to acquire real estate finance unit of Renshaw Bay
trueGAM Group will acquire the real estate finance business of Renshaw Bay, pending regulatory approval.
Arden buy to strengthen Aberdeen hedge fund skill
trueAberdeen Asset Management Inc.'s acquisition of Arden Asset Management will bolster its capabilities in hedge fund portfolio construction, but not necessarily its assets under management - or revenue - in that market niche.
Government agencies turning up the heat on fees
trueThe pressure on private equity and hedge fund firms to disclose more about what investors pay them continues to build from Washington regulators questioning long-held traditions.
Man Group grows on shift to institutional focus, acquisitions
trueA series of recent acquisitions by Emmanuel “Manny” Roman, CEO of Man Group, and his management team has led to the firm's doubling its assets under management in the past five years, plus a chance to finally plant a flag on U.S. soil.
Credit Suisse taps 2 to head new unit to take stakes in hedge funds
trueJohn F. Powers and Anthony Maniscalco will head up a new hedge fund stake-taking business that Credit Suisse is in the process of setting up, said Justin Perras, a bank spokesman.
Texas County & District invests $220 million in global macro hedge fund
trueTexas County & District Retirement System invested $220 million in Stone Milliner Macro Fund Delaware.
Aberdeen Asset Management to acquire Arden
trueAberdeen Asset Management said Tuesday that it has entered into a deal to acquire hedge funds-of-funds manager Arden Asset Management, expanding its alternatives platform and its footprint in the U.S.