Hedge Funds

Credit/Private Debt
Great Plains Fund Conducting Opportunistic Credit Search; Adds HF, Infrastructure Commitments

The fund is currently searching for opportunistic credit managers for its portfolio after consolidating its public credit portfolio into a passive U.S. aggregate bond index in the first quarter.

Calif. Pension Plan Concludes Specialized Consultant Search

The pension plan has selected one firm to provide hedge fund, credit and real assets consulting services.

Southern Plan Approves Alts. Commitments

The pension plan approved three commitments with an existing manager relationship last week.

Calif. Pension Plan Nears Specialized Consultant Hire

The pension plan will consider hiring one firm to provide hedge fund, credit and real assets consulting services next week.

People Moves
Southern University Adds Hedge Fund Founder As Senior Investment Officer

The university has hired a senior investment officer to handle the day-to-day management and oversight of private equity portfolio, including responsibility for pacing models, allocation and strategy development along with due diligence, manager selection and monitoring.

Great Plains Fund Consider HF, Infrastructure Commitments

The fund will consider hedge fund and infrastructure commitments to help reach its target asset allocation at its May 31 board meeting.

People Moves
Northeastern Foundation Searching For Analyst

The foundation is searching for an investment analyst focused on hedge funds to help its team in sourcing, analyzing and managing hedge fund managers.

Northeast Plan Posts Investment Consultant RFP

The pension plan expects to commence the contract on Nov. 19.

Industry News
Quantitative Hedge Fund Founder & Philanthropist Jim Simons Dies

The founder of the Simons Foundation, who previously led leading quantitative hedge fund manager Renaissance Technologies, died on May 10 in New York City at the age of 86.

Risk Parity
West Coast Plan Eyes Hedge Fund Allocation

The plan also terminated a bank loan manager at its March board meeting.