Patric de Gentile-Williams, chief operating officer of hedge fund seeding specialist FRM, says he’s seeing the most sophisticated investors backing up start-up or small hedge funds again.
Trustees say volatility and funding status concerns influence considerations for new allocation strategies, a new SEI survey reveals.
In Japan, the DIC pension plan is looking to diversify into real estate, while the GPIF is indicating a move to make the fund more transparent to the public.
SDCERA is seeking to increase the allocations to its global macro hedge fund managers, while also looking to avoid salary caps.
Public pensions such as CalPERS, Florida and Texas Teachers lose from holdings in BP, whose value continues to plummet.
A new survey reveals real estate, private equity and hedge funds remain the preferred alternative types.
The gain takes the fund's market value to $96.7 billion, erasing most of the losses suffered during the financial crisis.
The state's $132.6 billion fund holds 17.5 million shares of BP, which yesterday closed at $31.71 a share -- down from $60.48 the day of the disaster.
At the GAIM hedge fund conference this week, managers focused on the problems that could hit their firms rather than the past year's client inflows and 20% returns.
Following an internal investigation by CalPERS, Ares Management and Relational Investors have agreed to stop using so-called placement agents and reduce the fees they charge the fund by millions of dollars over the next five years.
The world's largest money-management firm by assets believes ETFs represent a growing market.
Since the Gulf of Mexico oil spill started in April, pulling down BPs share price, the governments of Norway, Kuwait, China and Singapore have lost billions of dollars.
A global survey of 207 fund managers reveals that investors have become less bullish about the global economy but have not given up on riskier assets.
The Alaska Retirement Management Board blamed Mercer for unfunded liabilities.
On Monday, New York's attorney general said in court papers that just because "everybody does it" in Albany, doesn't mean corruption is legal.