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Hedge Fund Atalaya Expands Investment and Marketing Team

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Encouraged by a promising investment environment and accelerated investment pace, New York-based special opportunities fund, Atalaya Capital Management LP, today announced that it has expanded its team, adding three investment professionals and a marketing professional.  […]

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, […]

What Hedge Funds Are Up to

Seeking Alpha – This is the latest edition in a new series of posts we’re doing here entitled, ‘hedge fund news summaries.’ And, as as the title obviously states, the goal is to give you the quick hits of everything […]

Calpers to expand private-equity, VC investments

Reuters – The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (Calpers), which manages $169 billion in public pension funds, may boost its private-equity investments by around 40 percent as slumping markets create some acquisition bargains. Calpers’ board next week is scheduled to […]

Target shareholders reject Ackman board slate

Times and Democrat – Activist shareholder William Ackman sought for months to replace four incumbents on the Minneapolis-based retailer’s board of directors with five of his own picks, including himself. The head of Pershing Square Capital Management, which has a […]

Target’s activist shareholder to hold town meeting

Daily Times – Less than three weeks ahead of what’s expected to be a heated proxy contest at Target’s annual shareholders’ meeting, activist shareholder William Ackman aims to strengthen his case to investors for a new slate of directors by […]

Schemes increasing allocations to non-traditional assets

Professional Pensions – European schemes are increasing their allocation to non-traditional asset classes in a bid to manage their risks more effectively, Mercer says. The consultant’s European Asset Allocation Survey – which polled around 1000 schemes from 11 countries – […]

Abbott Capital Management closes $1bn private equity fund of funds

AltAssets – Abbott Capital Management, a US-based independent investment manager, announced today that it has met its target for the Abbott Capital Private Equity Fund VI, having raised over $1bn. Like Abbott’s previous funds, the investment strategy for ACE VI […]

NY State Pension Fund Linked to Millions in Kickbacks from Private Equity, Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Two high-ranking men who worked in the New York State comptroller’s office were arrested yesterday after it was discovered they took millions of dollars in kickbacks from private equity and hedge funds, said Attorney General Andrew […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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