March 11, 2015
West, head of public market assets for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, explains how the Alignment of Interests Association is working to level the playing field for professional hedge fund investors.
September 11, 2013
The investment adviser and fund-of-funds manager explains how an eccentric personality can translate into investing skill.
June 05, 2013
Goldman Sachs releases its 2013 survey of hedge fund allocators and finds that few are getting discounts on fees.
March 11, 2013
State treasurer's and Investment Commission's offices reveal differing performance numbers for underlying managers.
March 04, 2013
Returns expectations have ebbed since the glory days, partly due to institutions’ quest for the Goldilocks of investments.
January 29, 2013
Curtis Loftis Jr. says South Carolina’s public employees pension plan, like other states’, is paying too much in fees and earning too little.
January 17, 2013
Insider trading scandals scarred the hedge fund industry in 2012, causing pension funds to reexamine their allocations to long-short equity managers.
January 09, 2013
Former Rhode Island CIO Kenneth Goodreau joins a growing group of pension professionals who see a private sector opportunity to help institutions develop hedge fund portfolios.
December 19, 2012
The state’s Treasurer fears its retirement system for public workers is paying managers of these funds too much money and has hired a consultant to study the issue.
December 06, 2012
The state's pension for public workers is cashing out of some hedge funds to make room for what it calls liquid alpha strategies.
October 29, 2012
The New Jersey Division of Investments says boosting its hedge fund allocation will help it meet ambitious return targets, but a state senator says the investments are too dangerous for retirees.
October 04, 2012
June 01, 2012
After ten years of hedge fund investing, CalPERS is taking stock of its portfolio — with CIO Joseph Dear leading the charge.
May 01, 2012
Small, niche hedge-fund strategies are best left to the Hollywood crowd, says Nesbitt, who recommends well-known managers to clients.
March 29, 2012
The North Carolina Retirement Systems’ upcoming $4.5 billion bet on equity strategies isn’t about January or February. Nor is it about last year.
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