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Advent Capital Management bolsters investment team with 3 hires
trueMatthew Dundon, Marc Aylett and Brian Hertzog joined Advent Capital Management, part of the firm's investment team expansion.
Colorado Fire & Police puts $80 million in hedge fund, private equity funds
trueColorado Fire & Police Pension Association committed or invested a total of $80 million to three funds.
The role of hedge funds in institutional portfolios
trueDespite recent high-profile exits from hedge funds and alternative investments, public pension funds are expected to be the main driver of growth in the alternatives space going forward. The combination of high interest and controversy around hedge funds and their managers has fueled the ...
West Virginia invests $95 million in 2 hedge funds
trueWest Virginia Investment Management Board invested $95 million with two hedge funds.
Oklahoma Police Pension drops hedge fund manager AKO Capital
trueOklahoma Police Pension & Retirement System terminated hedge fund manager AKO Capital.
West Midlands Pension Fund scraps hedge fund allocation
trueWest Midlands Pension Fund is in the process of selling its entire £200 million ($300.4 million) hedge fund allocation.
Barclays: Bulk of hedge fund asset growth since crisis came from performance
trueHedge fund industry assets more than doubled to $2.85 trillion in the six-year period since the global financial crisis with about 88% of the growth attributable to investment performance, said a new report released Thursday from Barclays’ prime services capital solutions division.
AIMA: Hedge funds earn $1.5 trillion in past 10 years
trueInvestors in hedge funds have earned a combined $1.5 trillion after fees in the last 10 years, despite $306 billion of performance losses related to the 2008 financial crisis.
CTA, global macro strategies to benefit from ECB's quantitative easing
trueHedge fund managers in aggregate suffered little damage in the previous two weeks from the removal of the euro cap on the Swiss franc by the Swiss National Bank, and some strategies “stand to win” from the European Central Bank's monetary expansion program, Lyxor Asset Management research showed.
Hedge fund inflows continue despite tepid index returns
trueLow hedge fund index returns in 2014 did little to dissuade investors from increasing their hedge fund portfolios and masked a hefty performance divergence among hedge fund managers and strategies.
Hedge fund indexes show tepid returns in 2014
trueBroad hedge fund index returns were positive in 2014, led by the 6.1% return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance index for the year ended Dec. 31.
Arizona Public Safety allocates $458 million to 5 managers
trueArizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System approved a total of up to $458 million in commitments, direct investments and co-investments.
Chicago Park Employees terminates K2 Advisors hedge fund of funds
trueChicago Park Employees' Annuity & Benefit Fund terminated hedge fund-of-funds manager K2 Advisors.
Ruble, ruble, oil and trouble
trueIt's natural to wonder if, like the three witches in Macbeth, the year's events are harbingers for additional strife and trouble. However, if one were to heed the negative headlines and "pack it in" for 2015, one is likely to miss the opportunities that currently present themselves as fear ...
HFR: Hedge fund assets reach another industry record
trueHedge fund assets rose 8.3% in 2014 to reach $2.85 trillion, a new industry high, a Hedge Fund Research analysis showed.