High Water Women’s Backpack Drive Delivers 16,000 Backpacks

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   High Water Women, a leading philanthropic organization focused on financial literacy and initiatives for low-income children, has completed its 13th annual Backpack Drive, delivering more than 16,000 fully-supplied backpacks to tristate area children in need. The drive is the culmination of a fundraising effort that started in March and raised […] Read more »

How Do Pension Plans Monitor Their Hedge Funds, For Example Florida SBA?

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By Simon Kerr, Publisher of Hedge Fund Insight   The Florida State Board of Administration runs the  $141bn Florida Retirement System Pension Plan through an Investment Advisory Council. As a public body it’s papers are available online, and an exploration of the material gives an insight into the way large pension plans, and State sponsored plans in […] Read more »

High Water Women’s Backpack Drive Delivers Record Number of Backpacks

By Hedge Fund Insight staff High Water Women, a leading philanthropic organization focused on financial literacy and initiatives for low-income children, today announced the completion of its 12th annual Backpack Drive, delivering a record 22,000 fully-supplied backpacks to tristate area children in need. The drive was the culmination of a fundraising effort that started in […] Read more »

Graphic of the Day: What Hedge Funds Do To Pension Returns

From the Research Note “Hedge Fund-ing the Pension Deficit” by Cambridge Associates Research Note Conclusion Growth assets that can deliver attractive long-term returns with beneficial effects on total portfolio risk have clear value to plan sponsors, particularly as plans seek to recoup recent funding losses without increasing the portfolio’s risk level. Low beta–high alpha hedge […] Read more »

The Hedge Fund HOT 100 2014

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    By Staff Writers of Hedge Fund Insight, led by Simon Kerr   Welcome to the second edition of The Hedge Fund Hot 100. As last year the aim is to capture what is emerging and trending and growing in the hedge fund industry. The absolute is interesting, and it is covered elsewhere in […] Read more »