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MFA Responds to Wall Street Journal Article on Pensions and Hedge Funds

Posted on July 30, 2014

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article on the decisions made by some public pensions to reduce allocations to hedge […]

Survey Shows Endowments and Foundations Still Positive About Hedge Funds

Posted on July 29, 2014

Endowments and foundations remain upbeat about hedge funds in their portfolios, according to a survey released yesterday by NEPC, LLC.  […]

Study Shows Foundations Allocate Close to Half of Portfolios to Alternatives

Posted on July 25, 2014

Private foundations allocated 42% of assets to alternative strategies in FY2013, with those investments returning 7.3% on average for the […]

Preqin Data Show Investors Reviewing Hedge Funds at Steady Pace

Posted on July 24, 2014

Data released earlier today by Preqin show that investors reviewed hedge funds, fund of funds, and commodity trading advisers at […]

CFTC Commissioner O’Malia Appointed CEO of ISDA

Posted on July 23, 2014

Scott O’Malia, a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), was appointed today as chief executive officer of the […]

MFA Files Petition for Rulemaking to Amend Certain CPO/CTA Recordkeeping Requirements

Posted on July 22, 2014

MFA, jointly with the Investment Adviser Association and the Alternative Investment Management Association, submitted a petition to the Commission to […]

Hedge Fund Performance Positive in June According to Survey

Posted on July 22, 2014

The latest eVestment monthly survey reports that hedge fund performance was positive for the second consecutive month in June.  The […]

MFA Issues Statement on July 22 AIFMD Implementation Deadline

Posted on July 21, 2014

MFA has released a statement regarding the July 22 deadline for implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).  […]

Industry Report Shows Hedge Fund Capital Surges to New Milestone on Strong 2Q Inflows

Posted on July 21, 2014

According to the latest HFR Global Hedge Fund Industry Report, total hedge fund capital surged to an 8th consecutive quarterly […]

MFA Files Follow-up Letter with CFTC on Delegation of Commodity Pool Operator Obligations

Posted on July 18, 2014

MFA submitted a letter to the CFTC staff requesting clarifications to CFTC Staff Letter 14-69 (the “Letter”), which establishes a […]