Alternative Assets

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First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Funds help ride out roller coaster market

Talk about ups and downs.Investors saw 13 days with gains of 100 points or more in the Dow Jones industrial average and 10 days with declines of 100 points or more in the first quarter alone."Trading volatility is back after what was a rather tranquil, ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Japan's new growth strategy to include GPIF role: Finmin Aso

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday that the government will include a role of the country's $1.26-trillion public pension fund in its growth strategy to be unveiled in June.A senior official said last week that the Government Pension Investment ... [Published Reuters - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Rise of Alternative Assets in UK Property Funds

Over the last 10 years there has been a significant rise in allocations to alternative real estate assets amongst UK property funds. The growth of specialist alternative property funds in the healthcare, leisure and student accommodation markets, alongside ... [Published Investment Property Databank - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hedge funds post worst first quarter since 2008

Poor performance may spark strategy change as investors look to developed marketsHedge funds have suffered their worst first quarter since the beginning of the financial crisis, heralding likely changes in future strategy.The Preqin All Hedge Fund Strategies ... [Published Inside Investor Relations - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Carlyle's Africa fund is getting huge interest

w road past an advertisement for a new development of residential apartments in Nairobi, Kenya, March 1, 2013.Carlyle is based in Washington, D.C., and manages $189 billion overall in global alternative assets.The money raised comes from clients both ... [Published CNBC - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

BNY Mellon is Top Fund of Hedge Funds Administrator in Two New Industry Surveys

Related Stocks BK - Bank of New York Mellon CorpSym Last Chg Pct Volume BK33.25+0.02+0.06%5,813,500 NEW YORK and LONDON , April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has been recognized ... [Published Barchart - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nation's Seventh Largest State Pension Can't Afford Financial Audit

It’s hard to believe that there are no audited financial statements for the North Carolina state pension, the seventh largest public fund in the nation with $87 billion in assets. I’m unaware of any other public pension that completely lacks financial ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Carlyle Builds A $698 Million Fund For Investment In Sub-Saharan Africa

Written by Devin Banerjee | From BloombergCarlyle Group, the world’s second-largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, raised $698 million for its first fund targeting investments in sub-Saharan Africa.The final amount ... [Published AFK Insider - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

New Direction IRA Explains How Tax Day Deadlines Affect IRA Investing

New Direction IRA, Inc. (NDIRA) reminded account holders today, April 15, that although they must make contributions to their retirement accounts without tax consequence by the end of the day, they can still invest their accounts throughout the year. ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Carlyle Group names Jeff Holland head of private client group

Alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has appointed Jeffrey C Holland as managing director and head of the private client group.Holland comes to this newly-created position from Cole Real Estate Investments, where he was president and chief operating ... [Published Asset Adviser - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Taiwan pensions to treble alternatives exposure

Liu Li-Ju oversees foreign investments for the new entityTaiwan’s new Bureau of Labour Funds (BLF) – set up to integrate regulatory and investment oversight of the country’s public pension funds – is formulating its first investment plan and aims to finalise ... [Published Asian Investor - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Private money, public projects: more US states doing deals

Visitors to New York who land at LaGuardia Airport could be forgiven for not realizing they’ve arrived in one of the world’s swankiest cities.The airport’s leaky ceilings, threadbare atmosphere and meager food and public transit options put it at or near ... [Published Daily Times - Apr 15 2014]

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Funds help ride out roller coaster market [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 19 2014]
Advanta IRA Invites Investors to Attend Popular... [Published PRWeb - Apr 19 2014]
Source and CSOP Asset Management File China A50... [Published AndhraNews.net - Apr 18 2014]
Casting Call for CFGE Crowdfund Entrepreneur Su... [Published Crowdfund Insider - Apr 18 2014]
Corporate Earnings: Goldman Sachs, General Elec... [Published Denver Post - Apr 18 2014]
Japan's new growth strategy to include GPIF rol... [Published Reuters - Apr 18 2014]
The Blackstone Group's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Re... [Published Seeking Alpha - Apr 18 2014]
The Rise of Alternative Assets in UK Property F... [Published Investment Property Databank - Apr 17 2014]
KKR Income Opportunities Fund Declares Monthly ... [Published CNBC - Apr 17 2014]
HNWI Asset Allocation in Argentina 2014 - New R... [Published SBWire - Apr 17 2014]
Blackstone First-Quarter Profit Rises 30% on Hi... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 17 2014]
Rock-Star Entrepreneurs Invited to Attend Casti... [Published Reuters - Apr 17 2014]
Closer investor-allocator alliances recalibrate... [Published Hedge Week - Apr 17 2014]
Does National Grid plc Pass My Triple-Yield Test? [Published Motley Fool UK - Apr 17 2014]
Hedge funds post worst first quarter since 2008 [Published Inside Investor Relations - Apr 17 2014]
Does Banco Santander SA Pass My Triple-Yield Test? [Published Motley Fool UK - Apr 17 2014]
Carlyle's Africa fund is getting huge interest [Published CNBC - Apr 16 2014]
Nation's Seventh Largest State Pension Can't Af... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 16 2014]
Crown Global Announces New Reinsurance Treaty [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
BNY Mellon is Top Fund of Hedge Funds Administr... [Published Barchart - Apr 16 2014]
Carlyle Builds A $698 Million Fund For Investme... [Published AFK Insider - Apr 16 2014]
LCQ20: The proposed new open-ended fund company... [Published Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Apr 16 2014]
Rutherford Moves From Cornfield Crisis Maven to... [Published GARP - Apr 15 2014]
Ossiam signs cooperation agreement with CSI [Published Etfexpress - Apr 15 2014]
Just Released: "HNWI Asset Allocation in Switze... [Published SBWire - Apr 15 2014]
CSI Indices Draw In European ETF Investors [Published IndexUniverse.eu - Apr 15 2014]
New Direction IRA Explains How Tax Day Deadline... [Published PRWeb - Apr 15 2014]
Ossiam, CSI partner to develop minimum variance... [Published ETF Strategy - Apr 15 2014]
Ossiam, CSI partner on index construction [Published Asset Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
Taiwan pensions to treble alternatives exposure [Published Asian Investor - Apr 15 2014]
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10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening B... [Published Clusterstock - Apr 14 2014]
Good morning. Here's what you need to know. Ukraine escalates .  Over the weekend, armed pro-Russian separatist forces occupied some government buildings and police stations in eastern Ukrainian cities, prompting an emergency meeting of the U.N. ...
The Morning Leverage: Upstream, Midstream and E... [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - Apr 10 2014]
Mike Lucas for Dow Jones From this morning’s LBO Wire: Oryx Midstream Services has received a commitment of $300 million from a team of investment firms. Quantum Energy Partners, Post Oak Energy Capital and Wells Fargo Energy Capital are investing ...
FIRSTavenue hires new partner, opens office in ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 09 2014]
Global private placement agent and investment firm FIRSTavenue said Wednesday that it has hired Martin Donnelly as a partner. Prior to joining the firm, Donnelly worked at Blackstone where he served as managing director of the hedge funds solutions ...
FIRSTavenue Opens Australian Office, Adds Partner [Published EON Business - Apr 09 2014]
LONDON & NEW YORK & SYDNEY--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--FIRSTavenue, a leading global private placement agent and investment advisory firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Martin Donnelly as Partner to their staff and the opening of an office ...
FIRSTavenue Opens Australian Office, Adds Partner [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 09 2014]
LONDON & NEW YORK & SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FIRSTavenue, a leading global private placement agent and investment advisory firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Martin Donnelly as Partner to their staff and the opening of an office in Sydney, Australia. ...
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Millennium Trust Company Expands Sales Force to... [Published Financial Services - Feb 26 2014]
SS&C Technologies to Present at 16th Annual Nee... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jan 13 2014]
The Entrust Group introduces myDirection prepai... [Published PR Newswire via Green Sheet - Oct 11 2013]
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