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Taking a closer look at Harvard’s alts gains

As Harvard Management Company (HMC) reported a return of 7.3% for the 12 months ending June 30, private equity and…

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Massachusetts plans seeking out funds of hedge funds

Two Massachusetts town pension plans have issued RFPs for funds of hedge funds to manage opportunistic co-investment strategies. The Worcester…

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Michigan endowment adds to alts portfolios

The $12 billion endowment of the University of Michigan continues to place capital across its alternative investment portfolios with recently…

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Mercer survey: UK, European investors diversifying away from risk

Consulting firm Mercer found that the average allocation to equities is down slightly among UK and European investors as exposure…

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Investors are ‘Zooming’ in on new hedge fund talent

The power of accessing hedge fund managers in their early years is undeniable, as is the reality that meeting face-to-face…

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Connecticut eyeing more opportunistic investments, issuing RFP

The Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds has added more than $500 million to alternative strategies, has studied three high-profile…

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California pension navigates alts landscape, adds $400m in credit

In its August meeting, the $52.8 billion Los Angeles County Employees’ Retirement Association (LACERA) trustees discovered that alternative investment portfolios…

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Manager due diligence goes virtual as cap intro moves online

The pressure to find high-performing strategies and managers has never been greater, and in recent months the tools to do…

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Florida pension completes $3bn in alts allocations in Q2

The $200 billion State Board of Administration of Florida released details on the 18 funds it selected over the course…

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University of Kentucky allocates to emerging managers, private credit

The $1.6 billion endowment for the University of Kentucky made commitments to alternatives just before the coronavirus pandemic lockdown began…

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