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New hedge fund manager signs investor relations chief
trueMichael Bernstein joined Axar Capital Management as head of investor relations.
Philadelphia pension fund pulls money from Jim Chanos' firm after April losses
truePhiladelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement voted to pull its money from Jim Chanos' Kynikos Associates after losses in April that prompted the board's finance director to ask “what went wrong.”
Former SEC chairwoman takes senior adviser position at activist hedge fund
trueMary Schapiro, former chairwoman of the SEC, was named senior adviser for governance and regulatory matters at activist hedge fund Hudson Executive Capital.
Northern Trust creates alternatives subsidiary
true50 South Capital Advisors on Monday was spun out of Northern Trust Corp. into a separate investment boutique to manage private equity and hedge funds of funds.
Bridgewater strategy pulls in $10 billion in months
trueBridgewater Associates LLP has pulled off a feat few other money managers have done: Its newest strategy attracted $10 billion from existing institutional clients in less than a year.
Arizona Public Safety allocates $60 million each to private equity, hedge funds
trueArizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System made a $60 million direct investment in GSA Trend Risk Premia Fund, a hedge fund managed by GSA Capital Partners.
Louisiana State Employees puts $50 million more with EnTrust Capital
trueLouisiana State Employees’ Retirement System, Baton Rouge, invested an additional $50 million in EnTrust Capital’s hedge fund-of-funds portfolio, said recently released investment committee minutes.
Macro strategies in favor with largest hedge fund investors
truePreqin says nearly half of hedge fund searches among the largest investors in such vehicles are currently focused on macro strategies. The research provider says political tensions and significant economic events (such as the end of quantitative easing) “have created many potential opportunities ...
Oklahoma Police puts $13.7 million into hedge fund, commits to debt fund
trueOklahoma Police Pension & Retirement System, Oklahoma City, invested and committed $21.2 million total in two funds.
New Orleans City Employees launches opportunistic search
trueNew Orleans City Employees' Retirement System is searching for an opportunistic credit and/or opportunistic hedge fund manager to run a total of $20 million.
Investcorp appoints chief risk officer for hedge fund business
trueSunil Gaglani was named chief risk officer of Investcorp’s hedge fund business.
Symmetric quarterly hedge fund rankings through March 31
trueSymmetric, a hedge fund research firm, released its latest quarterly hedge fund rankings through March.
Tiger Global's head of public equity, another partner leave
trueTiger Global Management said Feroz Dewan, head of public equity investing, and another partner are leaving.
Michigan Municipal becomes first outside investor in William Blair global macro fund
trueMichigan Municipal Employees' Retirement System invested $300 million in the William Blair Dynamic Allocation Strategies Global Opportunity Fund.
Blackstone acquires minority stake in Magnetar Capital Partners
trueBlackstone Group acquired a minority equity interest in hedge fund Magnetar Capital Partners.