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Debt concerns drive Ohio allocations

Farouki Majeed is worried about the future. His concerns are centred around the implications of the enormous US federal debt; the global competitiveness of the US and Chinese economies; inflation; and the potential erosion of the value of the US dollar.
Hedge Funds

Hedge funds pruned again

The $12.5 billion School Employees Retirement System of Ohio plans to cut its hedge fund allocation, which struggled last year. However, CIO Farouki Majeed says the asset class is bouncing back.
INVESTMENT THINK TANK

Stanford professors challenge thinking

Investors were challenged to think differently about their portfolios by the latest academic thinking from Stanford University at a one-day investment roundtable in California last week. Chief investment officers from US public and corporate pension funds, endowments and foundations convened at Menlo Park, the home of Stanford University, for a one-day investment think-tank. Three finance […]
Events

Fiduciary investor think tank – delegate profile

Three finance professors from Stanford University presented their latest papers on active management, private equity and financial regulation, which were debated and work-shopped by US institutional investors in a one-day investment think tank. Chief investment officers from US public and corporate pension funds, endowments and foundations convened at Menlo Park, the home of Stanford University, […]