SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 24- The nation's largest public pension, the California Public Employees' Retirement System, said on Tuesday that it had shared $3.4 billion in profits with external partners of its private equity portfolio from 1990 to June 30, 2015. CalPERS' private equity program added $24.2 billion in net gains to the fund over a 25- year period.» Read More
Hedge fund investors like Goldman Sachs, SkyBridge and GAM predict the best hedge fund strategies for the new year.
Davos is teeming with elite investors this week--and it's not just to talk their own book.
Computer algorithm-led hedge funds produced stellar returns last year, beating most gut-driven human money managers.
Critics love to hate hedge fund fees and performance, but the industry is poised to grow even more in 2015.
Hedge fund behemoth Bridgewater Associates is poised to grow even larger.
The surging power of activist investors is bolstered by a growing ally: public pensions and other big institutions.
Hedge fund managers who focus on emerging markets have produced returns that are all over the map in 2014.
Billionaire investor Paul Singer has a message for California Public Employees' Retirement System: Dumping your hedge funds makes no sense.
Columbia, Yale and MIT are at the top of a new ranking of long-term university endowment investment performance.
Russell Investments and the Fort Lauderdale Police & Fire Retirement System dropped PIMCO as their bond portfolios manager following the exit of Bill Gross.
"Managing money is in my blood," Bill Gross, who is the co-founder of Pacific Investment Management Co., told Barron's this weekend.
Japan overhauled the world's biggest public pension fund in a push toward Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's goal of a more aggressive investment strategy.
Seth Merrin, CEO, Liquidnet talks about the company's trading platform, which helps institutional investors execute large trading volumes.
Rebecca Healey, senior analyst at Tabb Group, explains why institutional market share have risen for the first time since 2006 and where institutional investors are putting their money.
Japan's public pension fund - a pool of over $1 trillion - is considering a change to its portfolio strategy that could allow its investment in domestic stocks to grow with a rallying market, according to people familiar with the deliberations.
JPMorgan shareholders should vote against the re-election of three board members, an influential proxy advisory firm said.
Taimur Baig, Director & Chief Economist of Global Markets Research at Deutsche Bank, says Asia still has pockets of strong growth despite global regulatory uncertainty.
Japan's December rally has handed Asia's struggling stock traders an early Christmas present as the rare flurry of activity in Tokyo helps make an otherwise bleak year end on a brighter note.
With October's recent stock market rally, it was no September to remember for Legg Mason. The manager of $612 billion in assets had a 25 percent drop in net income as falling stocks prompted its institutional investors to pull out or rebalance their portfolios. But in October, "things are looking a lot better," Chief Executive Mark Fetting told CNBC Friday.
Last week’s unprecedented market volatility caused investors to pull more money out of mutual funds than they did in the aftermath of the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers as confusing gyrations trumped the outright fear seen during the financial crisis.