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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.

20 January 2015

CalPERS to slash number of PE managers in portfolio

california-coast-line-road-1429694-m The California Public Employees’ Retirement System is reportedly looking to reduce the number of private equity managers it hires by two thirds to cut costs and simplify its portfolio.

15 January 2015

CalPERS corruption defendant Villalobos dies in apparent suicide

courthouse-1330873-m Alfred Villalobos, the former placement agent facing 30 years behind bars for bribing ex-CalPERS CEO Fred Buenrostro, has died after allegedly shooting himself.

5 January 2015

LP Profile: Wouter Jan Naborn, Pensioenfonds Horeca & Catering $

Wouter Jan Naborn_ Pensioenfonds Horeca & Catering sml sq A decade into its private equity journey, Pensioenfonds Horeca & Catering has switched from funds of funds to a managed account. Wouter Jan Naborn says it will help diversify the portfolio over different vintage years and bring stability

24 November 2014

New York city pension names Alex Doñé head of PE investments

new york_sq New York’s $160bn city retirement system has seen Alex Doñé named its private equity chief after two years leading its emerging manager programme.

21 November 2014

China’s Trustrbidge picks up $40m Arizona PSPRS commitment for Fund V

China flag Arizona’s Public Safety Personnel Retirement System has made a $40m commitment to the latest fund from Chinese tech-focused private equity firm Trustbridge Partners.

19 November 2014

Pension funds preparing to pounce on riskier PE, real estate investments $

dice risk gamble The vast majority of pension funds are eyeing increased risk through extra exposure to private equity as they look to meet long-term liabilities, new research suggests.

14 November 2014

BP Investment Management targets sub-$500m funds $

BP logo The management behind BP's pension fund is targeting smaller funds and avoids investing in crowded markets, said Vicky Williams, head of private equity at BP Investment Management.

29 October 2014

Oklahoma Police commits $50m to three private equity funds

oklahoma-capitol-129187-m The Oklahoma Police Pension & Retirement System has reportedly committed a total of $50m to three private equity funds.

16 October 2014

Texas Teachers tops pension funds for ten-year private equity returns

us texas flags The Teacher Retirement System of Texas has scored the best-performing results of any US pension from its private equity investments over last ten years, new research shows.

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