Alternatives

Alternatives
Florida Plan Makes Private Market Commitments

The plan made commitments across private equity, private credit and real estate as part of its annual pacing plan.

05.13.22
Alternatives
Northeast Authority Posts Cannabis Fund RFP

The authority, which issued an RFI in February as it looked to establish a cannabis investment fund, has now issued its formal RFP.

05.13.22
Real Estate
Fund Slates Interviews In Open-End & Closed-End Core RE Searches

Fund will interview three open-end core real estate managers to potentially handle $100 million total and two closed-end core real estate managers to handle $50 million prior to its board meeting at the end of the month.

05.12.22
Emerging/Diverse Managers
Chicago Foundation Selects Diverse Alternative Managers

Three diverse-owned managers targeting alternative assets received an aggregate of $44 million.

05.12.22
People
Company Names Digital Assets Head

Staffer built the first crypto-blockchain portfolio for one of the firm’s client in 2018 and completed the firm’s first due diligence on a crypto fund in 2017.

05.12.22
People
Southern University Searching For Private Markets Investment Mgr.

Investment manager will source prospective private markets managers, conduct analysis and due diligence on existing managers and maintain the university’s internal database.

05.12.22
People
Real Estate Firm Names London Team Head

Firm plans to announce additional hires for the London team over the coming weeks.

05.12.22
Infrastructure
Southern Fund Approves Infrastructure Commitment

The fund approved the infrastructure commitment to a Southern-based firm with which it has previously committed more than $1 billion during its board meeting this week.

05.12.22
Surveys/Studies
Endowments & Foundations Accelerate Digital Asset Investment: Survey

Digital assets have emerged as a major area of focus for institutional investors with over 80% of endowments and foundations expecting to increase their investments in cryptocurrencies and other digital assets this year, according to a recent survey.

05.12.22
Hedge Funds
Eastern Plan Considers Hedge Fund Mgr. Termination, Commitments

Plan’s hedge fund committee considered terminating a hedge fund manager and adding two commitments last week.

05.11.22