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Majority of Marketers Say Asset Raising Environment is Good or Very Good

Posted on July 11, 2014

A recently released report from Infovest21 finds that a majority of hedge fund marketers feel that the current asset raising […]

In Bid to Enhance Alternative Investments, Canadian Pensions Open Foreign Offices

Posted on July 10, 2014

A number of Canadian pension funds are looking to foreign shores to help boost their alternative investments outside of their […]

MFA’s Understanding Hedge Funds Newsletter Highlights Educational Offerings

Posted on July 9, 2014

The second edition of MFA’s new monthly newsletter, Understanding Hedge Funds, was released earlier today.  The newsletter compliments MFA’s Policy […]

New York State Insurance Fund Seeks Fund of Fund for Investment

Posted on July 8, 2014

The New York State Insurance Fund issued a request for information recently as it searches for fund of fund managers […]

Hedge Funds Gain in June

Posted on July 7, 2014

Hedge funds performed positively in June, with Hedge Fund Research’s HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index growing 0.9% for the month.  […]

Local Colorado Public Pension Plan Increases Target Allocation for Alternatives

Posted on July 3, 2014

The Adams County Retirement Plan, based in Brighton, Colorado, approved an increase to its target allocation to alternatives.  At a […]

Research Shows Hedge Funds Increasing Oversight Automation

Posted on July 2, 2014

A recent research report from Milestone Group found that asset managers, including hedge funds, are opting to increase automation at […]

UK Public Pension Looks to Hedge Fund of Fund to Manage $170 Million

Posted on July 1, 2014

The Cornwall Council Pension Fund, a public pension in the United Kingdom, is searching for a fund of funds manager […]

Educational Resource Explains Hedge Fund Fees

Posted on June 30, 2014

MFA released a new educational presentation today explaining the fees associated with hedge funds and how they are used by […]

Citi Survey Shows Regulation as Significant Force in Hedge Fund Industry Evolution

Posted on June 30, 2014

Regulation of the global hedge fund industry will likely be one of the leading forces driving change in the evolution […]