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2 January 2014

Lexington Partners agrees deal for €600m Irish pension private equity portfolio

Irish flag2 Private equity secondaries giant Lexington Partners has reportedly picked up a €600m portfolio of stakes in US and European private equity funds held by Ireland’s National Pensions Reserve Fund (NPRF).

7 November 2013

Illinois’ $40bn teacher pension plan eyes $500m PE commitment sell-off

chicago illinois_sq Illinois’ $40bn teachers retirement fund is reportedly planning a $500m sell-off of private equity fund stakes as it faces a funding shortfall which could make it difficult to pay out benefits to future retirees.

11 October 2013

Edi Truell’s Tungsten reveals £160m capital raise target from impending London listing

Tungsten Corporation, the investment vehicle launched by Duke Street and Pensions Corporation founder Edi Truell, plans to raise £160m when it floats on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market next week.

8 October 2013

Pension trustees increasingly open to expanding PE, alternative assets commitmentsp

dice risk gamble Pension trustees are increasingly willing to invest in riskier assets such as private equity in order to make the returns they need, a new survey has shown.

16 August 2013

PEGCC jumps to Sun Capital’s defence over landmark pension liabilities rulingp

news_gavel_lrg A landmark court ruling which left US buyout firm Sun Capital liable for $4.5m of pension obligations at its bankrupt portfolio company Scott Brass has led US lobby group PEGCC to jump to the defence of the industry.

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