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  1. Shadow banking could become a risk to financial system — conference speaker

    trueThe shadow banking sector — which includes hedge funds and private equity funds — has the potential of being a risk to the financial system, said John Taft, CEO of RBC Wealth Management-U.S.

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  2. Och-Ziff's AUM increases 13.4% for the year on strong credit gains

    trueOch-Ziff Capital Management Group reported $48.3 billion in assets under management as of March 31, up 1.7% in the quarter and up 13.4% in the 12-month period.

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  3. Diversified portfolios of hedge funds for small and large asset allocators

    trueHedge funds — and any other asset or investment strategy for that matter — should be included in a portfolio until the marginal benefits of additional investment equal the marginal costs of additional investment.

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  4. New Mexico PERA goes with AQR for portable alpha strategy

    trueNew Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association committed $400 million to AQR Capital Management for a portable alpha allocation, replacing a portfolio managed by 15 hedge fund managers.

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  5. Good returns offer foundations breathing room

    truePrivate foundations are enjoying several years of good returns for their investment portfolios, allowing them to focus more on the things that other institutions do, such as diversifying their investments and looking at outsourcing.

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  6. Citadel adds global head of distribution

    trueEdward O'Reilly joined hedge fund manager Citadel as managing directorand global head of distribution and investor relations

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  7. Finally, a practical solution for decomposing returns into alpha and beta

    trueFor an industry that uses the word “alpha” like it's going out of style, I find it amazing the asset management profession has made so little progress when it comes to actually trying to measure it in practice.

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  8. Hedge fund managers say it's important to invest in people

    trueHedge fund managers discussed Monday how to create a great hedge fund firm by investing in people.

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  9. Indiana Public Retirement puts $450 million with 6 managers, considers new asset allocation

    trueIndiana Public Retirement System committed and invested $450 million total with six managers.

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  10. Tulare County to launch hedge fund-of-funds search by end of June

    trueTulare County Employees’ Retirement Association expects to launch a search for a hedge fund-of-funds manager by the end of June.

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  11. CalSTRS invests $100 million in activist hedge fund

    trueCalifornia State Teachers’ Retirement System, West Sacramento, invested $100 million in activist hedge fund Red Mountain Capital Partners.

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  12. University of California's head of hedge funds leaving

    trueLynda Choi, the University of California's managing director and head of hedge funds, is leaving her position.

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  13. Hedge fund assets up 3.3% in Q1

    trueHedge fund assets climbed 3.3% in the first quarter to $2.94 trillion, according to HFR's latest Global Hedge Fund Industry Report, released Monday.

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  14. Hedge funds-of-funds managers turn to customized investments

    trueTop-tier hedge funds-of-funds managers are expanding their relationships with underlying hedge fund managers, morphing into active investors of institutional investor assets from mere allocators of those assets.

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