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OFR study: Form PF works for hedge fund risk reporting
trueHedge funds reporting their risk exposures to the Securities and Exchange Commission use one method, Form PF, regardless of how dissimilar their risk profiles may be, but it still helps regulators measure market risk exposure, said a study released Thursday by the Treasury Department’s Office of ...
Hedge fund investors looking to maintain, increase allocations — survey
trueThe vast majority — 93% — of institutional investors intend to increase or maintain their current hedge fund allocations in the second half of 2015, a midyear survey by Credit Suisse Capital Services showed.
New Jersey redeems 2 hedge funds of funds
trueThe New Jersey Division of Investment, which manages investments for the $79.1 billion New Jersey Pension Fund, Trenton, will redeem full interest in two hedge funds of funds — Archipelago Partners and Arden Garden State NJ Fund.
eVestment: Investors add $75 billion to hedge funds in first half
trueInvestors added an estimated $75 billion to hedge funds in the first half of 2015, with $48.6 billion coming in the second quarter.
Protege Partners founder joining Credit Suisse to build hedge fund
trueTed Seides, president of the $2 billion Protege Partners, is leaving the firm he co-founded to create a hedge fund at Credit Suisse Asset Management.
Texas County & District adds $90 million to 2 hedge fund investments
trueTexas County & District Retirement System made two additional direct hedge fund investments totaling $90 million to existing managers.
Long/short equity, multistrategy funds lead HF returns halfway through 2015
trueLong/short equity, multistrategy and convertible arbitrage hedge funds were the top three performing strategies of the first half, according to Credit Suisse. Long/short funds gained 3.53%, multistrategy funds were up 3.24% and convertible arbitrage, 2.97%, through June.
Hollywood Police Officers collars EnTrust for hedge fund of funds
trueHollywood (Fla.) Police Officers’ Retirement System hired EnTrust Capital to manage $5 million in a hedge fund of funds.
IRS ends hedge funds' basket options
trueBasket options used by hedge funds to convert short-term capital gains to long-term ones no longer will be allowed, the IRS said.
HFR: Hedge funds return 2.4% in first half of year, topping U.S. markets
trueHedge fund returns ended the first half of the year positively, with the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite index returning 2.4% in the six months ended June 30.
Corzine, ex-MF Global officials to settle investor lawsuit
trueJon S. Corzine, the former CEO of MF Global Holdings Ltd., and former directors and officers agreed to pay $64.5 million to settle an investor lawsuit in the latest unwinding of litigation against the failed brokerage.
Philadelphia Board of Pensions to redeem 2 credit-focused hedge funds
truePhiladelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement is seeking to redeem investments in two credit-focused 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.