Tag Archives: alternative-investment-news


Credit Suisse in Preliminary Talks to Buy Mesirow Fund of Funds

Bloomberg – Credit Suisse Group AG held preliminary talks with Chicago-based Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc. about buying its $11 billion business that invests clients’ cash in hedge funds, according to two people familiar with the discussions. Credit Suisse, based in […]

Utah Plays Hardball With Hedge Funds

Money Management Letter – The Utah Retirement Systems has proposed that hedge funds’ management fees cover operating expenses only, that performance fees be paid either at the end of a lockup period or placed on a deferred schedule, and that […]

Beyond the Ivied Halls, Endowments Suffer

New York Times – Some of the nation’s universities are trying to sell chunks of their portfolios privately as their endowments swoon with the markets. Among institutional investors, school endowments aggressively embraced private equity, real estate partnerships, venture capital, commodities, […]

GlobeOp Hires Hedge Fund Expert as Risk Manager

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund expert Tony Glickman has joined GlobeOp Financial Services as as global head of Risk Services. Glickman will report to Vernon Barback, GlobeOp president and COO, and will be based in the company’s New […]

Hedge funds are losing their secretive status

Times Online – People who run hedge funds hate the way the press describe them as “secretive”. A quick Google of “hedge funds” shows what a cliche it has become. Hedge funds are “notoriously secretive” and “super-secretive”; they live in […]

States Double Down on Hedge Funds as Returns Slide

Bloomberg – Public pension funds in the U.S. are increasing bets on high-risk hedge funds and real estate in an attempt to fill deficits in retirement plans and make up for their worst performance in six years. New York Comptroller […]

Public Pension Fund Hoping to Up Hedge Fund Stake

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At a time when most investors are becoming increasingly weary of high risk hedge funds, public pension funds are upping their stake, hoping to make up for recent lackluster performances. New York State has a cap […]

Public pension funds remain bullish on hedge funds

Wealth Bulletin- Money managers at public pension funds have adopted a surprisingly bullish stance on investing in hedge funds despite the turmoil plaguing the alternative investment vehicles, a recent survey by Hedge Fund Manager Week showed, according to a report […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...