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  1. Birch Grove signs marketing managing director

    trueRyan O'Connell joined alternative investment credit manager Birch Grove Capital as managing director, marketing and investor relations.

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  2. Kern County hires 2 for small-cap equities, adds hedge fund

    trueKern County Employees’ Retirement Association hired AllianceBernstein and Geneva Capital Management to run $65 million each in active domestic small-cap equities.

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  3. White House announces $4 billion committed to clean-energy investments

    trueThe Obama administration on Tuesday announced $4 billion in commitments from the private sector, including more than $1 billion from institutional investors for clean-energy investments.

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  4. Colorado Fire & Police places $10 million with Brevan Howard

    trueColorado Fire & Police Pension Association invested $10 million in Brevan Howard Argentina Fund.

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  5. Housing bubble gets big-screen treatment

    trueA movie about the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis is coming soon to a theater near you.

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  6. Pioneers taking different paths on risk factor-based investing

    trueWhen it comes to implementing risk factor-based investing, no two early adopters are using the same approach.

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  7. Hedge fund gurus guide new trading book

    trueIn researching his new book, Lasse Heje Pedersen says he drew upon the expertise and opinions of eight hedge fund “gurus.”

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  8. Fresno County Employees plans RFI to increase hedge fund allocation

    trueFresno County (Calif.) Employees’ Retirement Association is exploring ways to bring its hedge fund allocation, now 4% of the total pension fund, closer to its 8% target.

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  9. Chicago police pension fund taps 3 hedge funds-of-funds managers

    trueChicago Policemen's Annuity & Benefit Fund hired three hedge funds-of-funds managers.

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  10. New hedge fund manager signs investor relations chief

    trueMichael Bernstein joined Axar Capital Management as head of investor relations.

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  11. 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.”

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  12. 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.

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  13. 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.

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  14. 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.

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