Articles and Video on Hedge Funds
West Virginia adds $40 million to 3 hedge funds
trueWest Virginia Investment Management Board invested an additional $40 million and redeemed $9 million in hedge funds since April.
Tulare County chooses 3 finalists for hedge fund-of-funds search
trueTulare County Employees’ Retirement Association named three finalists in its search for a hedge fund-of-funds manager.
CalSTRS launches search for hedge fund consultant
trueCalifornia State Teachers’ Retirement System is searching for a hedge fund consultant.
Ohio School Employees invests in European bank hedge fund strategy
trueOhio School Employees Retirement System made a direct hedge fund investment of $25 million in Oceanwood Peripheral European Select Opportunities Fund, a European bank multistrategy fund managed by Oceanwood Capital Management.
Colorado County switches managers in 2 DC plans
trueColorado County Officials & Employees Retirement Association added the Litman Gregory Masters Alternative Strategies Fund, a multimanager hedge fund-style mutual fund, to the investment lineup of its 401(a) and 457 plans.
Birch Grove signs marketing managing director
trueRyan O'Connell joined alternative investment credit manager Birch Grove Capital as managing director, marketing and investor relations.
4 managers leave hedge fund Convexity Capital Management
trueConvexity Capital Management, the $10.5 billion hedge fund run by Jack Meyer, said four money managers are leaving the firm.
Kern County hires 2 for small-cap equities, adds hedge fund
trueKern County Employees’ Retirement Association hired AllianceBernstein and Geneva Capital Management to run $65 million each in active domestic small-cap equities.
White House announces $4 billion committed to clean-energy investments
trueThe Obama administration on Tuesday announced $4 billion in commitments from the private sector, including more than $1 billion from institutional investors for clean-energy investments.
Colorado Fire & Police places $10 million with Brevan Howard
trueColorado Fire & Police Pension Association invested $10 million in Brevan Howard Argentina Fund.
Housing bubble gets big-screen treatment
trueA movie about the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis is coming soon to a theater near you.
Pioneers taking different paths on risk factor-based investing
trueWhen it comes to implementing risk factor-based investing, no two early adopters are using the same approach.
Hedge fund gurus guide new trading book
trueIn researching his new book, Lasse Heje Pedersen says he drew upon the expertise and opinions of eight hedge fund “gurus.”
Fresno County Employees plans RFI to increase hedge fund allocation
trueFresno County (Calif.) Employees’ Retirement Association is exploring ways to bring its hedge fund allocation, now 4% of the total pension fund, closer to its 8% target.
Chicago police pension fund taps 3 hedge funds-of-funds managers
trueChicago Policemen's Annuity & Benefit Fund hired three hedge funds-of-funds managers.