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Birch Grove signs marketing managing director
trueRyan O'Connell joined alternative investment credit manager Birch Grove Capital as managing director, marketing and investor relations.
4 managers leave hedge fund Convexity Capital Management
trueConvexity Capital Management, the $10.5 billion hedge fund run by Jack Meyer, said four money managers are leaving the firm.
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.
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.
Colorado Fire & Police places $10 million with Brevan Howard
trueColorado Fire & Police Pension Association invested $10 million in Brevan Howard Argentina Fund.
Housing bubble gets big-screen treatment
trueA movie about the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis is coming soon to a theater near you.
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.
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.”
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.
Chicago police pension fund taps 3 hedge funds-of-funds managers
trueChicago Policemen's Annuity & Benefit Fund hired three hedge funds-of-funds managers.
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.