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Indiana Public Retirement puts $450 million with 6 managers, considers new asset allocation
trueIndiana Public Retirement System committed and invested $450 million total with six managers.
Tulare County to launch hedge fund-of-funds search by end of June
trueTulare County Employees’ Retirement Association expects to launch a search for a hedge fund-of-funds manager by the end of June.
CalSTRS invests $100 million in activist hedge fund
trueCalifornia State Teachers’ Retirement System, West Sacramento, invested $100 million in activist hedge fund Red Mountain Capital Partners.
University of California's head of hedge funds leaving
trueLynda Choi, the University of California's managing director and head of hedge funds, is leaving her position.
Hedge fund assets up 3.3% in Q1
trueHedge fund assets climbed 3.3% in the first quarter to $2.94 trillion, according to HFR's latest Global Hedge Fund Industry Report, released Monday.
Hedge funds-of-funds managers turn to customized investments
trueTop-tier hedge funds-of-funds managers are expanding their relationships with underlying hedge fund managers, morphing into active investors of institutional investor assets from mere allocators of those assets.
eVestment: Hedge fund assets rise 1.9% in quarter on $28.2 billion net inflows
trueHedge fund industry assets rose 1.9% to $3.101 trillion in the first three months of 2015.
Citadel's head of global fixed income resigns
trueDerek Kaufman resigned as head of global fixed income at Citadel, which managed about $26 billion in single and multistrategy hedge funds as of March 31.
Bernanke appointed adviser at Citadel
trueBen S. Bernanke, former chairman of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee, was appointed senior adviser by hedge fund manager Citadel.
Chalkstream heads to Korea in search of alpha
trueChalkstream Capital Group LP is betting that South Korea will be its next best source of alpha.
Legal challenge to SEC enforcement process heard
trueHouston hedge fund manager George Jarkesy Jr. took on the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday.
eVestment: Alternative assets under administration rise 16.8% in 2014
trueAlternative assets under administration in 2014 totaled $6.862 trillion, up 16.8% from the prior year, eVestment said in a survey released Monday.
HFR: Hedge funds post highest quarterly return since 2013
trueHedge funds produced a strong gain in the first three months of 2015, with the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite index returning 2.4% and the HFRI Fund of Funds Composite index, 2.5%.
Activists' success rate increasing
trueActivist investors' success rate rose to 73.8% in 2014, up from 66.6% a year earlier and up from 67.8% in 2013. Success rate is defined as "activist demands that were either fully or partially satisfied by the target company."
New series features 'hedge fund king'
trueA hedge fund manager known as “Axe” will be one of the two main characters in a Showtime premium cable television drama set to debut in 2016.