Some pension funds have hit on a lucrative strategy to extract more value from their private equity portfolios. The £34-billion ($51.6-billion) Universities Superannuation Scheme, the United Kingdom’s second biggest pension fund for university and higher education staff, is expanding a private equity co-investment strategy begun in 2008. It’s a model whereby schemes portion some investment […]
Sarah RundellMarch 22, 2013
Despite ongoing uncertainty facing the world economy, institutional investors are planning to increase their allocations to alternative assets, with alternative asset researcher Preqin predicting the hedge fund industry could rebound next year to pre-global financial crisis (GFC) levels.
SAM RILEYDecember 7, 2011
The growth in internal management is changing how asset consultants interact with clients, and the current market volatility means timely information can be vital to performance, Cambridge Associates chief executive officer Sandy Urie tells Top1000funds.com’s Sam Riley.
SAM RILEYNovember 16, 2011