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Texas pension giant commits to new TPG Growth Fund amid $116m of new investments

The $34bn-managing Texas Employees Retirement System has revealed $116 of new commitments across a trio of alternative investment providers. The post Texas pension giant commits to new TPG Growth Fund amid $116m of new investments

Pension investment major CDPQ buys into rapidly growing Mexican lab testing group GDA

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has bought a "significant" minority stake in Grupo Diagnóstico Aries, one of the fastest growing medical diagnostic services groups in Mexico. The post Pension investment major CDPQ buys

Clearlake gets another big LP commitment towards $10bn-targeting new fund

US pension giant LACERA is the latest big instutional investor to commit to Clearlake Capital's hefty new fundraise, which is reportedly targeting $10bn. The post Clearlake gets another big LP commitment towards $10bn-targeting new fund

New Sofinnova, Lightspeed fundraises among latest San Francisco City & County pension commitments

The $36.1bn-managing San Francisco City & County Employees' Retirement System has picked a string of venture capital funds as its latest swathe of commitments. The post New Sofinnova, Lightspeed fundraises among latest San Francisco City

CFC Underwriting attracts Blackstone Group and OTPP

Blackstone and Canadian pension fund OTPP are among a number of suitors this week looking to table non-binding bids for Vitruvian-backed UK specialist insurance agent CFC Underwriting, according to four sources familiar with the matter.

CIFC launches $2bn leveraged loans platform with Texas pension fund

Opalesque Industry Update - Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and CIFC Asset Management LLC (CIFC) have announced the creation of a new leveraged loan investment fund platform known as Texas Debt Capital LP (TDC).

CPPIB buys 100-year-old US port operating giant Ports America from Oaktree Capital

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has agreed to buy 100-year-old Ports America, North America's largest marine terminal operator, from Oaktree Capital Management. The post CPPIB buys 100-year-old US port operating giant Ports America from Oaktree

Maryland state pension reveals $1.5bn of alternatives fund commitments

The $69.6bn-managing Maryland State Retirement & Pension System has revealed about $1.5bn in alternatives fund commitments. The post Maryland state pension reveals $1.5bn of alternatives fund commitments first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

KKR Invests in 400 Summer Street Joint Venture in Boston Seaport

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced that it has completed a major investment in a joint venture with WS Development and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (“PSP Investments”) for 400

Major Japanese pension fund seeds Japan Equity Long Short Fund in industry first

Matthias Knab, Opalesque: Gordian Capital today announced the multi- country launch of GSB Japan Equity Long Short Fund managed by Geoffrey Bennett of GSB Capital, LLC in San Francisco. The Fund invests in high concentration,

Aeternum et al. invest in Hg's Visma at EUR 16bn EV

Aeternum Capital, Government Pension Fund Norway (Folketrygdfondet), Vind and GIC have invested in Norway-based enterprise software platform Visma, a portfolio company of Hg.

PE-backed Visma surges to $16bn valuation through new investment round

Private equity-backed software business Visma has surged to a $16bn valuation thanks to a new round of investment from backers including Norway's giant Government Pension Fund. The post PE-backed Visma surges to $16bn valuation through

PAI buys European Camping Group from Carlyle et al.

PAI Partners is to acquire France-headquartered European Camping Group from previous shareholders Carlyle Group, Montefiore Investment and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP).

OTPP hires former Google Ventures, Skype, eBay exec to lead EMEA late-stage venture tech investments

The C$227.7bn-managing Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has hired Avid Larizadeh-Duggan as managing director of the Teachers’ Innovation Platform (TIP) to lead late-stage venture and growth equity investments in tech companies in EMEA region. The post

PSP Investments, Amber Infra buy AMP Capital out of Angel Trains after 13 years

The Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Amber Infrastructure have taken a 51% stake in Angel Trains in a buyout from AMP Capital. The post PSP Investments, Amber Infra buy AMP Capital out of Angel

ABP pension trebles commitment to Smart City Infrastructure Fund to bring vehicle to €750m

Dutch pension fund ABP has trebled its investment in the Whitehelm Capital-managed Smart City Infrastructure Fund to €750m thanks to a strong start from the investment vehicle. The post ABP pension trebles commitment to Smart

BC Partners reacquires CeramTec alongside CPPIB

BC Partners and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) have acquired advanced ceramics producer CeramTec, with BC having held a stake in the company since 2018.

Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board promotes Biagosch as head of direct private equity

Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board has promoted managing director Maximilian Biagosch as head of direct private equity, Pension & Investments reported. The post Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board promotes Biagosch as head of direct private

Public Sector Pension Investment Board said to join KKR, OTPP for possible Spark acquisition

Canadian pension fund Public Sector Pension Investment Board is said to be joining a consortium that was looking to buy Australian electricity infrastructure investor Spark Infrastructure Group. The post Public Sector Pension Investment Board said

NatWest Pension Trustee teams with Legal & General to build home for elderly

Legal & General and NatWest Pension Trustee Limited (NWPTL) to establish a 15-year joint venture partnership.   The post NatWest Pension Trustee teams with Legal & General to build home for elderly first appeared on

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