• February 17, 2019
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    Expert Advice

    Are You On The SEC’s Radar?

    February 7, 2019

    Advisers to the securities listed below are on the SEC’s radar for examination.
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    Simons Says

    Simons Says

    February 7, 2019

    Kudos to the SEC. Since 2013, when OCIE first identified its examination priorities for the upcoming year, they have been able to identify those priorities in the second fiscal quarter, but for 2019, OCIE identified those priorities on Dec. 20, in the first fiscal quarter of the year.


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    Expert Advice

    Meeting The Demand For Better Client Communications

    February 7, 2019

    The asset management industry continues to face unrelenting tailwinds in its struggle to grow AUM. The convergence of growing passive inflows, downward fee pressure, increased market volatility and chronic underperformance has formed a virtual perfect storm, catching many firms unprepared for the fallout.
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    Emerging Manager Awards 2019 Finalists Announced

    February 7, 2019

    Overall, 421 products were considered. Managers were ranked based on the following criterion: excess returns over the benchmark, performance versus peers, product asset growth and product asset percentage growth and information ratio.


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    Features

    NY Common Looks Inward To Address Emerging Mgr. Outreach

    February 7, 2019

    The $213.2 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund has gone a long way in supporting and fostering emerging investment managers both in its own portfolio and spreading the word to its peers, but now it’s trying to do right by all the emerging managers it comes into contact with by giving them an idea of where they stand.
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    Q4 Sees Equity Managers Struggle For Returns

    February 7, 2019

    Alpha Investment Management enhanced index strategy posted the top returns in the final quarter of 2018, according to EMM’s fourth quarter investment performance rankings.
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    Suffolk Capital Management Notifies Clients Of Closure

    February 7, 2019

    Domestic equity manager Suffolk Capital Management has notified clients of its impending closure. Suffolk managed $2.1 billion in assets as of Sept. 30, of which $1.7 billion was in the firm’s large-cap growth strategy.
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    New NJ Law Requires Greater Use Of MWBE Managers, Brokers

    February 7, 2019

    New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill into law on Thursday requiring greater use of qualified minority- and women-owned brokers and investment managers by the state’s Division of Investment.
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    Searches

    LACERA Issues Fixed-Income Emerging Mgr. RFP

    February 7, 2019

    The $55.4 billion Los Angeles County (Calif.) Employees Retirement Association has issued its RFP for core and core-plus fixed-income emerging managers.


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    Maryland Plan Seeking Emerging Investment Manager

    February 7, 2019

    The $3.1 billion Baltimore County (Md.) Employees Retirement System is looking to hire an emerging investment manager this year.
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    Alaska Permanent Creating In-State Private Equity Emerging Manager Program

    February 7, 2019

    The $65.7 billion Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation is creating an in-state emerging manager program focused on private equity and venture capital.
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    Industry News

    New York Foundation Hires First CIO

    February 7, 2019

    The Mother Cabrini Health Foundation has hired Colin Ambrose as its first cio, according to sources familiar with the matter.
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    Simons Says

    Simons Says

    January 10, 2019

    On Dec. 20, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE), released its examination priorities for 2019.


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