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  1. Illinois State Universities launches hedge fund-of-funds search

    trueIllinois State Universities Retirement System issued an RFP in a search for hedge funds-of-funds managers to run a total of up to $672 million.

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  2. Analyzing hedge fund skills

    trueA recent paper examines simultaneous changes in stock holdings and short interest to gauge the true “informed” nature of hedge fund managers.

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  3. Institutional investors eye global macro as top hedge fund strategy in 2015 — survey

    trueInstitutional investors predict hedge fund industry assets under management will exceed $3 trillion for the first time in history in 2015, Credit Suisse's annual hedge fund investor survey said.

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  4. Investcorp chooses co-head of fundamental strategies in hedge fund group

    trueGregory Berman was named principal and co-head of fundamental strategies at alternative money manager Investcorp.

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  5. Apex acquires hedge fund administrator Pinnacle Fund Administration

    trueApex Fund Services on Tuesday announced it had acquired hedge fund administrator Pinnacle Fund Administration.

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  6. Hedge fund assets expected to top $3 trillion this year — Deutsche survey

    trueThe global hedge fund industry has more than doubled since the financial crisis, to more than $2.8 trillion in assets worldwide, thanks to huge flows of institutional capital, investment returns and flexible business models, said a new report from Deutsche Bank’s hedge fund capital group.

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  7. Texas County & District allocates $300 million to 2 managers

    trueTexas County & District Retirement System committed or invested $300 million total to two managers in February.

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  8. South Korea's NPS sets initial 0.5% hedge fund-of-funds allocation

    trueSouth Korea's National Pension Service will make its first allocations to hedge funds starting at the end of this year, said a spokeswoman for the 469 trillion won ($426 billion) Seoul-based pension fund.

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  9. BlackRock hires head of EMEA hedge fund strategies

    trueLuke Dixon joined BlackRock as head of Europe, Middle East and Africa hedge fund investment strategies.

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  10. Investors say performance tops the list of issues facing hedge funds

    trueFor the second straight year, performance was cited by institutional investors as the No. 1 issue facing hedge funds in the coming year. One-third of respondents indicated so, followed by fees (21%), transparency (9%), correlation (8%) and regulation (6%).

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  11. Activist hedge fund assets increase 269% over last 5 years — AIMA paper

    trueAssets managed by activist hedge funds increased 269% to about $120 billion in the five years ended Dec. 31, said estimates from Hedge Fund Research, in a new paper released Tuesday by the Alternative Investment Management Association.

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  12. Illinois SURS prepares for hedge fund-of-funds search

    trueIllinois State Universities Retirement System plans to issue an RFP in March for a search for hedge funds-of-funds managers to run a total of up to $672 million.

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  13. Hedge funds figuring out social media — but slowly

    trueAs good as they are at designing algorithms to guide their trading, hedge fund managers — in the main — have been slow to figure out the best uses of social media.

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  14. Man Group to expand equities business with NewSmith acquisition

    trueMan Group will acquire NewSmith's investment management unit, adding $1.2 billion of assets to the alternative money manager's business, and adding to its existing equities business under Man GLG.

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