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22 April 2014

CalSTRS extends underserved communities investment with new $101 BAML fund commitmentp

california map US pension giant CalSTRS has renewed its arrangement with fund manager Bank of America Merrill Lynch through a new $101m vehicle.

22 April 2014

CPPIB helps JW Childs recapitalise third fund

canada_lrg Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has provided $477m to recapitalise private equity firm JW Childs’ third fund.

16 April 2014

Corporate pension plans improve funding levelsp

Strong global equity market performance and higher liability discount rates have helped pension assets of the defined benefit plans of S&P 500 Index companies stage an improved aggregate funding ratio and a reduced funding shortfall.

15 April 2014

Private equity holds ‘majority of alpha’ for US state pension fundp

“We manage $85bn in 33 funds, investing in 74 different countries, across six continents, within 49 currencies and over 12,000 investment holdings," says WSIB's Gary Bruebaker.

14 April 2014

LP Profile: Gary Bruebaker, Washington State Investment Boardp

With a private equity allocation that comprises more than one-quarter of its global investment programme, Washington State Investment Board is a sizeable player in the industry – and likes to make its presence felt, says CIO Gary Bruebaker

7 April 2014

LP Profile: Scott Chan, Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement Systemp

After choosing to double its allocation to private equity and move away from funds of funds, Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System has been rewarded with deeper relationships with its GPs, says CIO Scott Chan

3 April 2014

Ontario Teachers’ Pension returns boosted by PE despite falling short of benchmarkp

canada_lrg The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s private equity arm posted a 26.9 per cent return for the year, down on its 33.4 per cent benchmark.

2 April 2014

Lexington taps credit line for $1bn secondaries deal

Lexington Partners has tapped a $1.025bn credit facility for its recently reported deal to buy a secondary portfolio of private equity fund stakes from Ireland's National Pension Reserve Fund.

31 March 2014

ATP Private Equity Partners secures €800m for latest fund of funds

ATP Private Equity Partners has secured €800m for its fifth fund of funds from parent company ATP, Denmark’s largest pension fund.

26 March 2014

NZ Super happy to build up illiquid asset basep

A focus on active investment strategies such as alternative assets reflects a concerted effort by the $18bn New Zealand Superannuation Fund to enhance its long-term performance, according to head of investments Fiona Mackenzie.

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