Articles and Video on Hedge Funds
Co-investing entering new arena: Hedge funds
trueInstitutional investors increasingly are translating co-investment experience in private equity, real estate, infrastructure and energy funds to their hedge fund portfolios.
Permal Group's sovereign advisory head resigns
trueAndrew Rozanov resigned Wednesday as managing director and head of sovereign advisory in the London office of Permal Group, said Alastair Crabbe, a company spokesman, in an e-mail.
SEC investigating hedge funds in House committee insider-trading probe
trueSome of the country’s largest hedge funds are being investigated by the SEC as part of an insider-trading probe.
Credit Suisse: Institutions to ramp up hedge fund investments in second half of 2014
trueInstitutions intend to be more active hedge fund investors in the second half of 2014 than they were in the first.
KKR acquires minority stake in BlackGold Capital Management
trueKKR & Co. will acquire a 24.9% stake in credit hedge fund manager BlackGold Capital Management.
LACERA sets $150 million for ABRY Partners fund
trueLos Angeles County Employees' Retirement Association, Pasadena, Calif., committed $150 million to structured debt fund ABRY Partners VIII.
Pennsylvania Turnpike opens search for GTAA, hedge fund, real estate managers
truePennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Harrisburg, is searching for global tactical asset allocation, hedge fund of funds and value-added real estate managers for its $273 million retiree medical trust.
Distressed and credit strategies lead hedge fund returns through June
trueAccording to Deutsche Bank's monthly hedge fund trend report for June (citing Hedge Fund Research data), the 5.25% median return for distressed funds led all strategies through June, followed by credit (4.76%), global long/short (4.49%) and fixed-income funds (4.34%).
Illinois SURS preps searches for first hedge funds, commodities managers
trueIllinois State Universities Retirement System, Champaign, plans to issue RFPs in its first searches for hedge funds and commodities managers under a new asset allocation that includes a more than 25% reduction in U.S. equities
New Jersey seeks senior alternatives professionals for pension fund
trueNew Jersey Division of Investment, which manages investments for the $78.6 billion New Jersey Pension Fund, is seeking to hire “senior alternatives investment professionals” with backgrounds in real estate, private equity, real assets and/or hedge funds.
Highbridge Capital brings on former Fortress managing director
trueJonathan Ashley joined Highbridge Capital Management's London office as a portfolio manager in the alternative investment manager's principal strategies unit.
Carlson finds creating SRI version relatively painless
trueVeteran hedge fund manager Clint Carlson is no softie. But he does have an affinity for socially responsible investing — as long as it makes money.
New Providence Asset Management adds 2 managing directors
trueJeannine Caruso and Brooke Parish joined investment outsourcing specialist New Providence Asset Management, each as a managing director and partner.
Under the hood of hedge fund leverage
trueOne of the key differentiators between hedge funds and other investment vehicles is the use of leverage. Leverage can be your best friend one day, and your worst enemy the next. Everyone knows that leverage will accentuate both gains and losses. However, less is known about how hedge funds actually ...
Ohio School Employees picks 2 hedge funds
trueOhio School Employees Retirement System invested a total of $110 million in two hedge funds.