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January 15, 2019

LACERA Continues 'Steadfast' Approach To VC | Elin Szymanowski, PE Investment Officer | Q&A

Elin Szymanowski is a private equity investment officer at the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA), which manages the $55 billion retirement fund for the County of Los Angeles and outside Districts. In this interview, she discusses how LACERA's dynamic work environment attracts and retains top investment talent; why she’s keeping a close eye on the infrastructure and healthcare sectors; and how she contributes to the industry’s efforts in improving diversity.
Read by 77% of LPs 8 minutes ago

Eurekahedge: The Grinch Stole December's Returns | Allaboutalpha: Alternative Investing Trends And Analysis | A Finance Blog About Private Equity, Commodities, And Other Alternative Asset Classes.

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was down for the month of December 1.31%, and that this brought the total decline of 2018 down to 3.85%, according to the January 2019 report. Part of the reason for the bad December numbers was a broad concern about the yield-curve inversion in USRead More.
Read by 75% of LPs 38 minutes ago

Virginia Retirement System Commits $150M To Ssg Capital's Fifth Vehicle

DEALSTREETASIA had earlier reported that SSG Capital Management, which focuses on credit and special situations investments in Asia-Pacific, was raising its fifth vehicle. The post Virginia Retirement System commits $150m to SSG Capital's fifth vehicle appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 42% of LPs 38 minutes ago

India's Country Delight Said To Have Closed Matrix Partners-led Funding Round

The fresh milk startup is likely to have raised $7-10 million in a Series B funding round. The post India's Country Delight said to have closed Matrix Partners-led funding round appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 80% of LPs 58 minutes ago

Gomechanic Raises Up To $4.9M In Funding Round Led By Sequoia Capital

The company will use the fresh capital to expand to new cities and bulk up hiring at leadership positions. The post GoMechanic raises up to $4.9m in funding round led by Sequoia Capital appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 39% of LPs 1 hour, 8 minutes ago

Quirky Smsf Investments Unveiled

A new report from SuperConcepts unveils some of the most unusual investments held in self-managed superannuation funds, which include ATMs, livestock and frozen horse semen.
Read by 60% of LPs 2 hours, 38 minutes ago

China Is Closing The Innovation Gap With America-bad News For Us-china Trade War

Innovation could help China compete against the US head to head in high-tech industries, intensifying the ongoing trade-war. : That's according to the recently published Global Innovation Index: Energizing the World with Innovation. A collaboration between Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) as co-publishers, and their Knowledge Partners (Cornell University and Partners report), relies on international patent filings and scientific publishing activity to identify innovation clusters in 126 countries; and come up with a global innovation ranking. China ranks 17 this year, not too far below America, which ranks 6.
Read by 66% of LPs 2 hours, 38 minutes ago

Billionaire Burkle To Buy Sacramento Republic Fc Soccer Team | The Sacramento Bee

Billionaire financier Ron Burkle has agreed to buy controlling interest in Sacramento Republic FC, a deal that could seal the city's prolonged and sometimes frustrating bid to land a Major ... Click to Continue >>
Read by 52% of LPs 2 hours, 38 minutes ago

Calamos Investments To Acquire Timpani Capital Management | Swfi - Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

Naperville, Illinois-based Calamos Investments signed a deal to acquire Milwaukee-based Timpani Capital Management LLC, which focuses on small and small-midcap growth investing. Founded in April 2008, Timpani Capital Management oversees around US$ 588 million in assets. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2019.
Read by 33% of LPs 2 hours, 48 minutes ago

Ashland Settles Proxy Fight With Hedge Fund Cruiser Capital

Ashland Global Holdings and Cruiser Capital settled their proxy contest on Tuesday with a deal allowing the hedge fund to help select two new board members at the specialty chemicals company while...
Read by 50% of LPs 3 hours, 18 minutes ago

Logos Lp 4q18 Commentary: The Stock Market Of 2018 - Valuewalk Premium

Logos LP commentary for the fourth quarter ended December 30, 2018, titled, "The Stock Market of 2018." "Most of the change we think we see in life is due to truths being in and out of favor." - Robert Frost, "The Black Cottage" 1914 The following table represents Logos LP's 2018 total return compared a basket of relevant indexes. The current . . . Jacob Wolinsky is the founder of, a popular value investing and hedge fund focused investment website. Prior to ValueWalk, Jacob was VP of Business Development at SumZero.
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