It may not be front page news, but states are becoming more active in the regulation of hedge funds, stepping in where there is a perceived lack of action from the federal government. From blue sky laws to registration provisions, the states have always been “in the mix”, but now we are seeing an increase [...]
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Thanks to the ERISA requirements, Trustees of pension funds have a higher threshold for the selection of investment managers then the standard investor. Most Trust Deeds will incorporate the regulatory and case law requirements for the review of the investment manager. A sample set of criteria may resemble this: - The manager must be [...]
As the hedge fund and asset management industry matures, asset managers are increasingly looking to acquire pension funds as clients. Conversely, as the industry and its investment strategies have become more known, pension funds are looking to add diversity and Alpha – or positive risk-adjusted returns. Hedge Funds seem to be the answer. It’s not [...]