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ALTERNATIVES

ALTERNATIVES

Nadir Maruf joined Eastspring Investments as chief investment officer, alternatives, as part of the firm's new alternatives investment team.
New Mexico Public Employees taps new CIO

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

Dominic Garcia was named chief investment officer of the $15.1 billion New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association.
Brookfield to acquire MLP, infrastructure manager Center Coast Capital

Alternatives

Alternatives

Brookfield Asset Management is acquiring master limited partnership and energy infrastructure manager Center Coast Capital Holdings.
HFR: Hedge funds see strong returns in first nine months of year

Hedge Funds

Hedge Funds

Hedge fund returns show steady improvement year-to-date Sept. 30.
Procter & Gamble says Trian loses vote for board spot; Nelson Peltz disputes results

Governance

Governance

Despite support from pension funds, Nelson Peltz, Trian Fund Management's founding partner and CEO, was not elected to Procter & Gamble Co.'s board.
Princeton endowment posts 12.5% return

Endowments and Foundations

Endowments and Foundations

Princeton University returned 12.5% on its endowment for the fiscal year ended June 30.

Money Management

Money Management

Richard Familetti was named president and chief investment officer of Ryan Labs Asset Management.
Funding for pension plans in PPF's 7800 index improves in September

PENSION FUNDS

PENSION FUNDS

The total deficit of defined benefit funds covered by the Pension Protection Fund's 7800 index fell 28.3% in September to 158 billion.
Venture capital deal pace slows in third quarter, but value on track to surpass 2016 — report

VENTURE CAPITAL

VENTURE CAPITAL

Venture capital firms are investing more money in fewer companies, closing 1,699 deals worth a combined $21.5 billion in the third quarter.