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28 July 2014

NYC Pension funds up 17.4 per cent, says Comptroller Scott Stringer

nyc The five New York City pension funds have reported a total gain of 17.4 per cent in the last fiscal year.

18 July 2014

Japan’s GPIF adds Coller Capital executive to investment committee

Japan Japanese retirement system Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has appointed partner at London-based secondaries firm Coller Capital Hiromichi Mizuno to its investment committee.

3 June 2014

Pension fund trustees tend to overestimate private equity risksp

dollar 1 Educating pension fund trustees is key to changing the perception of private equity as one of the riskiest asset classes, according to Ji Portfolio Services founding partner Andre Jaeggi.

8 May 2014

Pension funds likely to increase allocations to private equityp

The private equity industry is about to embark on a new phase of growth as institutional and individual investors are likely to increase their allocations to the asset class, according to recent research.

10 April 2014

Japan’s GPIF eyes private equity investments

Japanese flag pole Japan’s $1.26tn Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) is looking to make private equity investments. GPIF is currently in talks in currently in talks with private equity firms to increase its exposure to alternative assets, said head of the fund’s research department, according to Reuters. He added that GPIF’s idea is “to treat alternatives as an[...]

11 February 2014

Private equity takes note as pension fund assets set for growthp

The private equity industry looks set to benefit from a mounting pension fund capital based, with pension fund assets set to grow by 6.6 per cent a year to reach $56.5tn by 2020 - from a 2012 total of $33.9tn.

7 February 2014

Sun Life launches private asset management arm to target DB pension community

Canadian financial services group Sun Life Financial has launched its new asset management business, Sun Life Investment Management, focused on private asset class pooled funds, notably private fixed income, commercial mortgages and real estate.

29 January 2014

Pantheon secures private equity investment mandate from Germany’s BVK

german flag 2_sq Private equity firm Pantheon has secured an investment mandate from German pension fund Bayerische Versorgungskammer.

27 January 2014

Orange County could commit $120m to private equity this year

The Orange County Employees Retirement System is set to vote on a pacing plan that would see it commit $120m to private equity funds this year.

7 January 2014

Pennsylvania SERS chairman Maiale quits

Chairman of the Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System Nicholas Maiale has decided to step down not long after CIO Tony Clark was accused of misconduct.

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