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  1. San Francisco pension fund likely to stay out of hedge fund deep end

    trueThe board of the $20 billion San Francisco City & County Employees' Retirement System is expected in the next several weeks to reject Chief Investment Officer William Coaker's plan for a 15% allocation to hedge funds and instead reduce the allocation to no more than 5%, sources say.

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  2. San Francisco board expected to reject 15% hedge fund allocation proposal

    trueThe board of the San Francisco City & County Employees’ Retirement System is expected to reject Chief Investment Officer William Coaker’s plan for a 15% allocation to hedge funds at a meeting in the next several weeks and instead limit hedge funds to no more than 5% of the portfolio, sources say.

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  3. Hermes closes hedge fund unit, launches multiasset, Greater China teams

    trueHermes Investment Management announced several changes to the firm, including that it has closed its Hermes BPK Partners hedge fund-of-funds division.

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  4. Chicago Policemen's pension fund to launch hedge fund-of-funds search

    trueThe $4 billion Chicago Policemen’s Annuity & Benefit Fund will issue a search for a multistrategy hedge funds-of-funds manager.

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  5. Two Sigma gathers $3.3 billion for model-driven macro fund

    trueTwo Sigma raised $3.3 billion for a macro hedge fund in one the largest new pools of such capital raised since the 2008 financial crisis.

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  6. Texas Municipal taps Albourne as real-return, absolute-return consultant

    trueTexas Municipal Retirement System hired Albourne America as its first real-return and absolute-return consultant.

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  7. Managers more serious about compliance

    truePrivate equity and hedge fund managers, prodded by their institutional clients, are taking compliance more seriously as federal examiners and enforcers up their game targeting practices they say put investors at a disadvantage.

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  8. 'Amazing' problems hit in one week

    trueGlobal equity market volatility in mid-October might have left the worst burn marks since 2008 on many hedge funds, but the stress has created performance dispersion that will help investors better distinguish producers of true alpha.

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  9. Evanston Capital Management names business development head

    trueLance Donenberg was named principal and head of strategic business development at hedge funds-of-funds manager Evanston Capital Management.

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  10. HFR: Hedge fund assets reach another record despite down quarter

    trueHedge fund assets in aggregate received just enough net inflows and investment returns to reach a new industry high of $2.8 trillion as of Sept. 30, data from Hedge Fund Research showed.

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  11. SEC picks hedge fund expert as OCIE deputy director

    trueMarc Wyatt was named deputy director of the SEC’s office of compliance inspections and examinations, the agency announced Monday.

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  12. Global, diversified managers in best position moving forward — report

    trueImprovements in technology and regulatory reform have made geographical constraints even less of an issue in terms of capital management, resulting in the asset management industry becoming more global, a recent report by Goldman Sachs said.

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  13. Austin Police narrows hedge fund-of-funds search to 2 finalists

    trueAustin (Texas) Police Retirement System named two finalists in its search for a hedge fund-of-funds manager to run approximately $30 million, said Sampson Jordan, CEO of the $622 million pension fund, in an e-mail.

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  14. TCW expands alternatives marketing team

    trueWilliam Lloyd has joined TCW Group as managing director and head of alternatives marketing and Joseph Quinn joined as head of alternative marketing, said company spokesman Doug Morris on Thursday.

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