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  1. Hedge fund strategy mutual fund assets rise 54%

     

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  2. Stress tests indicate largest hedge funds well-positioned to protect downside risk

     

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  3. Illinois SURS eyes first-time hedge fund, emerging markets debt and commodity allocations

    trueIllinois State Universities Retirement System will move into hedge funds and commodities for the first time if it adopts a recommendation in an asset/liability study by NEPC, its investment consultant.

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  4. Hartford Municipal Employees makes $70 million in commitments

    trueHartford (Conn.) Municipal Employees' Retirement Fund committed a total of $70 million to four funds.

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  5. Context Asset Management launches first hedge fund-of-funds mutual fund

    trueContext Asset Management, a newly formed alternative investment mutual fund manager, on Wednesday launched its first fund, Context Alternative Strategies Fund.

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  6. Hartford HealthCare searching for hedge fund managers following $350 million program launch

    trueHartford HealthCare, Hartford, Conn., recently launched a $350 million program to make direct investments in hedge funds for its $2.35 billion pension and endowment system.

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  7. Och-Ziff stock falls after announcement of SEC, Justice investigations

    trueOch-Ziff Capital Management Group's stock fell 3.45% Wednesday after it announced U.S. regulators are investigating whether it broke bribery laws in accepting an investment from a sovereign wealth fund.

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  8. Wells Fargo Asset Management increasing stake in Rock Creek Group

    trueWells Fargo Asset Management will increase its ownership stake in alternative investment manager The Rock Creek Group to 65% from 35% on April 1.

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  9. Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services acquires hedge fund administrator Meridian Fund Services Group

    trueMitsubishi UFJ Fund Services on Wednesday announced it acquired hedge fund administrator Meridian Fund Services Group, pending regulatory approval.

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  10. West Virginia commits to private equity fund, adds $55 million to existing hedge funds

    trueWest Virginia Investment Management Board, Charleston, committed to a new private equity fund and invested an additional $55 million with three hedge funds.

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  11. HFR: 2013 a bad year for hedge fund launches, liquidations

    trueLast year was the worst since 2010 for hedge fund launches and the worst since 2009 for hedge fund liquidations, data from Hedge Fund Research show.

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  12. Surprise! You invested in bitcoin

    trueInstitutional investors are not huge fans of bitcoin, but some have exposure to the digital currency without necessarily knowing it.

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  13. Kansas City police pension system shakes up asset mix

    trueKansas City (Mo.) Police Employees' Retirement Systems is increasing its targets to fixed income, hedge funds, real estate and commodities.

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  14. Fortress executives to sell stock

    trueFour top executives of Fortress Investment Group, the first publicly traded private equity and hedge fund manager in the U.S., will sell 25.7 million Fortress shares and operating units, about 10% of their interest, in an underwritten public stock sale.

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