Tag Archives: pension-fund

Nappier Eyes Hedge Fund Bets

Hartford Business – State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier said she plans to approve rule changes by January allowing her to allocate up to 8 percent of the state’s $20 billion pension fund in nontraditional investments such as hedge funds. The […]

KKR Aims to Catch Blackstone With Offering, New Funds

Bloomberg- Henry Kravis is taking KKR & Co. public and moving into real estate and stock funds as he tries to catch up with Stephen Schwarzman’s Blackstone Group LP, the world’s largest private-equity firm. KKR, co-founded by Kravis in 1976, […]

Toronto Hedge Fund Takes Big Stake In ‘Sun-Times’ Parent

Editor & Publisher – Polar Securities, a Toronto-based hedge fund, disclosed Tuesday that it has purchased a big stake in troubled Sun-Times Media Group (STMG). In two filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Polar said it has […]