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  1. HFR: Hedge fund assets reach record level for 7th straight quarter

    trueHedge fund industry assets hit a new peak of $2.702 trillion as of March 31, the seventh consecutive quarter of record-breaking net growth, according to new data from Hedge Fund Research.

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  1. Hedge fund returns off to sluggish start

    trueHedge funds have suffered the worst start to the year since 2011.

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  2. Milwaukee Employes' Retirement initiates search for first hedge fund of funds

    trueCity of Milwaukee Employes' Retirement System authorized a search for a hedge fund-of-funds manager to run $100 million, its first allocation to hedge funds.

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  3. Q1 hedge fund flows nearly match full-year 2013 flows

     

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  4. Avenue Capital, Fortress co-founders part of group buying NBA's Milwaukee Bucks

    trueThe National Basketball Association's Milwaukee Bucks will be sold to a group that includes Avenue Capital Management's Marc Lasry and Fortress Investment Group co-founder Wesley Edens for $550 million.

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  5. Philadelphia pension board invests in 2 credit hedge funds

    truePhiladelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement made two direct investments in hedge funds totaling $60 million.

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  6. Texas Permanent committee OKs hedge fund-of-funds contract extensions, but board postpones decision

    trueTexas State Board of Education's finance committee narrowly approved contract extensions for all three hedge fund-of-funds managers of the $29.6 billion Texas Permanent School Fund, Austin, but the full board held off making a final decision.

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  7. Citadel fund said to quadruple with high-frequency trading gains

    trueHigh-frequency trading has been good to billionaire Ken Griffin.

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  8. SEC adds private fund team to examination division

    trueThe SEC is adding private fund expertise to its examination team.

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  9. Preqin: Hedge fund and private equity managers not in rush to market funds

    truePrivate equity and hedge fund managers have yet to take advantage of the loosening of marketing restrictions in the JOBS Act signed by President Barack Obama in April 2012, according to a survey by Preqin.

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  10. Eyck Capital Management gets capital infusion from Investcorp

    trueNew hedge fund manager Eyck Capital Management received acceleration capital from alternative investment manager Investcorp U.S., confirmed Matthew Gross, Investcorp spokesman, in an interview.

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  11. Texas County & District invests $150 million in hedge fund

    trueTexas County & District Retirement System invested $150 million on Tuesday in Highline Capital Partners QP, a long/short equity fund managed by Highline Capital Management, according to a transaction report on the $23 billion pension fund’s website.

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  12. Crestline closes 2 funds of funds

    trueCrestline Investors closed two alternative investment funds of funds with a total of $1.7 billion of commitments.

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  13. Activist hedge fund bets outpace S&P 500 over last five years

    trueActivists are turning out to be a shareholder's best friend.

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