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August 22, 2019

5 Qs With New York City Retirement System's Jose Guzman | Private Equity Investment Officer | Q&A

Jose Guzman is a private equity investment officer at the New York City Retirement System, which has $190 billion of assets under management. In this interview, he discusses the top investing trends happening in private equity, his career transition from a PE firm to a large public pension, and his involvement with organizations like SEO, which helps minorities pursue careers within alternative investments.
Read by 78% of LPs

August 14, 2018

Nationwide Exploring 'New Ventures To Compete In The Future' | Christopher Graham, Chief Investment Officer | Q&A

Christopher Graham is the chief investment officer at Nationwide Insurance, where he oversees the $67 billion mutual fund complex. In this interview, he discusses why his goal is to get the best institutional asset managers interested in the '40 Act space; why insurance firms should be thought of early on when deploying assets; and how Nationwide is exploring venture capital and technology investments through its new platform.
Read by 41% of LPs

October 28, 2016

10 Most Important Reads Of The Week - Oct 28, 2016

The week of Oct. 24 has been a busy one. A scathing report on the Harvard Management Company's "easy-to-beat" investment goals became public. Institutional investors could be subject to losing billions as U.S. mall real estate falters. A rare oil IPO is set to raise up to nearly $3 billion. And that's just a sneak peak of this eventful week in instutitional investing.
Read by 71% of LPs

February 02, 2015

How Hedge Funds are Changing

Hedge Funds are making necessary changes to meet the needs of these increasingly sophisticated investors in today's highly scrutinized environment.
Read by 49% of LPs December 15, 2014

HF Capital Reaches Record of $2.82T Even With Weak '14 Returns

Returns for hedge funds are averaging just 2.8% this year, woefully below the S&P 500's 11% run. But that hasn't stopped investors from pouring money into the industry which posted a new capital reco...
Read by 71% of LPs September 03, 2014

Gar Wood Securities and Axxcess to Introduce New Hedge Fund Managers to Investors

Gar Wood Securities and Axxcess Wealth Management have formed a strategic relationship and joint marketing effort to introduce emerging US hedge fund managers to institutional clients, ultra-high net...
Read by 34% of LPs August 25, 2014

Real Estate Startup, Hightower, Raises $6.5M

Manhattan-based Hightower, an online platform that lets institutional owners and their brokerage teams share internal leasing data, announced Thursday that it has raised $6.5 million in a Series A fu...
Read by 63% of LPs July 15, 2014

Does Institutional Finance Matter for Agriculture?

Smallholder agriculture in many developing countries has remained largely self-financed. However, improved productivity for attaining greater food security requires better access to institutional cre...
Read by 71% of LPs June 04, 2014

Top 505 Hedge Funds, Each With Over $1B, Control 90% of Industry Assets

LONDON: The 505 largest hedge fund managers in the world, each with more than $1 billion under management, control 90 per cent of the industry's assets, research by Preqin showed on Thursday....
Read by 40% of LPs January 30, 2014

Private equity: The underplayed alternative

Global pension funds' allocation to private equity lags behind that of other institutional investors, a London Business School paper says.,Investment ,Private equity,fund management...
Read by 44% of LPs