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Shell Fund to Expand Alternative Investments

Wall Street Journal – One of the U.K.’s biggest pension plans is moving forward with a strategy to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in alternative assets, potentially including hedge funds for the first time. The £10.6 billion ($16.8 billion) […]

Hedge funds for the average investor

Bankrate.com  – Alternative assets are a good diversification tool because they’re generally not correlated to the stock market. This means when the market goes down, alternative assets may go up or stay the same and vice versa. Large investors such […]

LGT Capital Partners holds first close of latest secondaries fund on $268m

AltAssets – LGT Capital Partners, an alternative assets manager, has held the first close of its listed fund Crown Global Secondaries II on $268m. The overall fundraising target of the fund is $750m. Tycho Sneyers, partner at LGT Capital Partners, […]

Fund managers eye hedge fund stress tests

Reuters – Fund managers need to stress-test worst-case scenarios more rigorously before investing in hedge funds, industry participants at a hedge fund conference said on Thursday. Many existing stress tests, used to gauge how funds will perform in extreme market […]

Major pension scheme sticks by hedge fund move

Reuters – The nation’s second-largest pension fund, the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), said it was sticking by a medium-term plan to double exposure to alternative assets such as hedge funds and private equity. The 23 billion pound pension scheme confirmed […]

Major UK pension scheme sticks by hedge fund move

Forbes – Britain’s second-largest pension fund, the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), said it was sticking by a medium-term plan to double exposure to alternative assets such as hedge funds and private equity. The 23 billion pound ($32.79 billion) pension scheme […]

Major pension scheme sticks by hedge fund move

Reuters UK – The nation’s second-largest pension fund, the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), said it was sticking by a medium-term plan to double exposure to alternative assets such as hedge funds and private equity. The 23 billion pound pension scheme […]

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