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26 February 2015

New Mexico commits $275m to private equity, real estate

hand money dollars The New Mexico State Investment Council has reportedly signed off total commitments of $275m including to a Blackstone real estate fund and to private equity major TPG.

26 February 2015

PSERS backs HGGC, Equistone among $485m of private equity commitments

dollar dollars capital fund money The $52bn Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System has revealed $485m of new private equity commitments.

25 February 2015

Africa’s Ascent gets $1m from Kenyan pension scheme

nairobi-city-878475-m Ascent Capital Africa has received a $1m commitment from Kenya’s Nation Media Group Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme towards its Rift Valley Fund.

24 February 2015

LACERS reveals $250m commitment to Carlyle, Storm Ventures

los angeles The $48bn Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System has agreed to commit up to $200m to the Carlyle Group's latest small and mid-market focused private equity fund.

23 February 2015

LP demand for ESG in private equity continues to risep

insurance contract form Institutional investors are increasingly demanding that private equity firms adopt ESG policies in their investment processes, according to new research.

20 February 2015

Illinois Teachers backs RRJ, Carlyle Japan amid $900m of new commitments

chicago illinois_sq The $44.8bn Illinois Teachers Retirement System (TRS) has backed RRJ Capital’s latest Asia fund amid $900m of new commitments.

18 February 2015

Texas County & District helps Exponent near Fund III hard cap

texas Texas County & District Retirement System is among LPs which have helped UK private equity house Exponent near a £1bn hard cap close for its third fund.

13 February 2015

Alaska Retirement commits $180m to energy, real estate funds

anchorage-alaska-1329970-m The board of $27bn pension manager Alaska Retirement has reportedly committed $180m to three funds.

12 February 2015

CalPERS backs two buyout funds with $400m

sunset-and-palms-1430257-m The California Public Employeers Retirement System has reportedly committed $400m to two US private equity funds.

11 February 2015

Electra lowers fees, introduces dividends following failed activist investor vote

pounds-and-pence-414732-m UK-headquartered Electra Private Equity has announced changes to its capital structure, distribution policy and fee arrangements after activist investor Sherborne began agitating for change last year.

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