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SEC Chair White Unveils Initiatives for Market Structure, High Frequency Traders

Posted on June 5, 2014

In a speech delivered earlier today, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White unveiled a set of initiatives […]

Illinois Teachers Pension Plan Adds Nearly $1 Billion to Alternatives Portfolio

Posted on June 4, 2014

The Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System added a number of hedge fund investments to its portfolio recently, part of a number […]

MFA Finalizes Discussion Paper on Equivalence Under Article 13(3) of EMIR

Posted on June 3, 2014

MFA finalized a discussion paper on equivalence issues under Article 13(3) of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).  In the […]

New Citi Survey Shows Hedge Fund Assets to Double by 2018

Posted on June 2, 2014

Hedge fund assets are set to double by 2018, pushing global hedge fund assets under management to $5.8 trillion from […]

Taiwan’s Largest Pension Fund to Increase Alternative Investments

Posted on May 30, 2014

Taiwan’s Bureau of Labor Fund plans to “keep its edge by boosting investments in alternative products,” according to a report […]

Preqin Data Show Large Institutional Investors Driving Industry Growth

Posted on May 29, 2014

A recent report from industry data provider Preqin shows that the largest institutional investors are helping to drive the growth […]

MFA and AIMA Submit Comments to CFTC on Swap Data Reporting Rules

Posted on May 28, 2014

On May 27, MFA and AIMA submitted a joint comment letter to the CFTC on its swap data reporting rules.  […]

New York State Pension Fund Allocates $150 Million to Hedge Fund

Posted on May 27, 2014

Early last month the New York State Common Retirement Fund allocated $150 million to a hedge fund.  The allocation represents […]

Louisiana State Police Pension Fund Increases Fund of Funds Allocations

Posted on May 23, 2014

The Louisiana State Police Retirement System increased its allocations to hedge fund of funds managers, while also adding to its […]

Israeli Hedge Fund Industry Growing and Outperforming

Posted on May 22, 2014

A new report from Tzur Management shows that the Israeli hedge fund industry is small but growing, and also outperforming […]