Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Calpers sells USD3bn private equity portfolio in record secondary deal

The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the world's fourth largest pension scheme, has sold a private equity portfolio valued at USD3bn to a group of five investors in what has »


Administrator OpHedge hires Peter Sanchez as chief executive

Middle- and back-office administrator OpHedge Investment Services has appointed as its new chief executive Peter Sanchez, who was most recently global head of capital markets securities wh »


Canada's Arrow Hedge and Marret launch hedge incubator fund

Arrow Hedge Partners and Marret Asset Management have launched a hedge fund incubator vehicle, Accelerator Capital Fund, that will invest in early-stage hedge funds managed by seasoned but »


Fidessa unveils connectivity to block trading facility NYSE MatchPoint

Fidessa group, a provider of trading systems, market data and global connectivity, has announced connectivity to NYSE MatchPoint, the recently-launched electronic block trading facility ow »


Günther Schneider joins Salus Alpha as head of European business development

Alternative investment manager Salus Alpha has announced the appointment of Günther Schneider, previously chief investment officer of Skandia Austria and a member of the board of Skan »


Hedge fund administrator Fulcrum chooses Advent's Geneva

Advent Software, a leading provider of software and solutions to the alternative investment management industry, has announced that hedge fund administrator Fulcrum Group has implemented G »


Hovan Capital Management appoints three portfolio managers to HCM Market Neutral Fund

Tiburon, California-based Hovan Capital Management has announced that Ajim A. »


Boutique administrator Equinoxe receives investment from XL Capital

Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services, a newly-established boutique fund administrator based in Hamilton, Bermuda, has announced a significant minority investment from a wholly-owned su »


Cumulus Climate Fund launched on PCE Investors platform

The London-based investment management team at Cumulus has launched the Cumulus Climate Fund, a long/short equity fund that seeks to profit from the financial impact of climate change, on »


Factoring firm reaches out to alternative investment managers

Platinum Funding Group, a US factoring company, has named Anna Belkina as senior business development officer for special situations, with responsibility for developing Platinum's business »


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