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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 […]

Recent Survey Shows Japanese Corporate Pensions Investing More in Alternatives

Posted on June 27, 2014

More Japanese corporate pension funds are turning to alternatives to help meet meeting their financial obligations.  At the start of […]

Sovereign Investors Look to Increase Alternative Investments

Posted on June 26, 2014

A recent survey noted that sovereign wealth investors will allocate “more of their funds to alternative assets to meet long-term […]

Liquid Alternatives Face New Regulatory Scrutiny

Posted on June 25, 2014

Liquid alternatives, a fast growing industry, are seeing stepped up regulatory scrutiny this summer.  Regulators plan “to zero in on […]

Cyber Security Experts See Hedge Funds as Targets for Hackers

Posted on June 24, 2014

U.S. hedge funds are seen by cyber security experts as targets for a global network of hackers and cyber-attacks, according […]

Investors’ Objectives for Hedge Fund Investments Illustrated in New Infographic

Posted on June 23, 2014

Investors in hedge funds look to those allocations to fulfill a number of objectives for their portfolios, according to new […]