Tag: pension funds

Should Public Pension Funds Reduce their Hedge Fund Allocations?

By Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Founder and CEO, Agecroft Partners CalPERS was the first high profile public pension to pull out of hedge funds, and...

Agecroft Partners Adds Industry Veteran Doug Rothschild to Team

Agecroft Partners Adds Industry Veteran Doug Rothschild to Team Doug Rothschild will be joining Agecroft Partners as President and report to the Founder and CEO,...

Why NYCERS Should Reconsider Exiting All Hedge Funds

by Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Managing Partner, Agecroft Partners I would like to share some thoughts regarding New York City Employees Retirement System (NYCERS)...

Top 5 Characteristics in a Hedge Fund Manager’s Profile

The article is continuation of our series of articles from the book " The Pragmatic Hedge Fund Manager". The previous posts covered the recent...

Here’s What Aging Is Doing To The Hedge Fund Business

The hedge fund world is maturing more ways than one. As the age of brash and bold managers seems to come to a close...

Real Estate Private Equity Industry Outlook 2015

The Real Estate Private Equity Industry has shown an impressive performance with 16.7 % annualised annual return over the last three years. The Industry...

Top 5 Challenges for Private Equity in 2015

Last month the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) decided to cut back on the number of Private Equity Managers. This curtailment came just...

Why Hedge Fund Third Party Marketers Are More Important to Investors

Over the span of the last five years, the performance of hedge funds has been nothing but mediocre. This is not entirely surprising considering...

Guide to Hedge Funds and Branding – Part 2 Introduction into...

The hedge fund industry used to have humble beginnings: in 1990, it had $40 billion in assets under management. Now, its growing appeal has...