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New Jersey pension picks Khosla fund trio, Glendon distressed vehicle for latest commitments

The $83.7bn New Jersey Pension Fund has backed the latest fundraises from Khosla Ventures and Glendon Capital Management in its latest set of alternatives commitments. The post New Jersey pension picks Khosla fund trio, Glendon

Pension giant PSP Investments makes pair of high-level PE, credit promotions following Scudellari exit

Canadian pension giant PSP Investments has made a pair of senior promotions across its private equity and credit investment operations. The post Pension giant PSP Investments makes pair of high-level PE, credit promotions following Scudellari

Accel-KKR collects Texas pension commitments for new flagship, emerging buyout funds

Tech-focused private equity firm Accel-KKR has picked up backing for its new flagship fundraise and emerging buyout vehicle from US pension major the Texas County & District Retirement System. The post Accel-KKR collects Texas pension commitments

Louisiana pension latest big LP to back $9.5bn-targeting GTCR fundraise

Private equity giant GTCR  has picked up more LP support for its $9.5bn-targeting flagship fund. The post Louisiana pension latest big LP to back $9.5bn-targeting GTCR fundraise first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Large LPs among most concerned about denominator effect – Coller Capital

Two thirds of large LPs and public pension funds are citing the denominator effect as a factor that is slowing down the pace of their commitments to private equity, Coller Capital’s latest Global Private Equity

New York pension giant picks $1.2bn of new alternatives commitments

The $233bn-managing New York State Common Retirement Fund has revealed $1.2bn of new alternatives fund commitments. The post New York pension giant picks $1.2bn of new alternatives commitments first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity News.

Ontario Teachers to pay almost $1.5bn for stake in UK electricity transmission network SSEN

The C$242bn-managing Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has agreed to pay almost $1.5bn for a 25% stake in the electricity transmissin network of Scotland-based energy provider SSE. The post Ontario Teachers to pay almost $1.5bn for

Crypto, fintech investor Fasanara Capital gets $200m Canadian pension giant mandate

UK investor Fasanara Capital has picked up a $200m mandata from one of Canada's biggest pension funds to target fintech deals. The post Crypto, fintech investor Fasanara Capital gets $200m Canadian pension giant mandate first

Wafra hits $1.5bn to close new fund targeting stakes in private equity, alternatives firms

Wafra, the investment house backed by Kuwait’s public pension fund, has hit a $1.5bn final close for its latest fund targeting stakes in private equity firms and other alternatives investors. The post Wafra hits $1.5bn

LA pension major picks Insight Partners among latest alternatives commitments

The $71bn-managing Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association has picked Insight Partners among its latest string of alternatives investments. The post LA pension major picks Insight Partners among latest alternatives commitments first appeared on AltAssets

CPPIB commits more than $1bn to private equity amid raft of new fund investments

The $529bn-managing Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has revealed more than $1bn of new private equity fund investments amid a bevy of second quarter alternatives commitments. The post CPPIB commits more than $1bn to private

Milwaukee City pension picks fund of funds trio for latest commitments

The $5.6bn-managing Milwaukee City Employees' Retirement System has reportedly picked a trio of fund of funds for its latest alternatives investments. The post Milwaukee City pension picks fund of funds trio for latest commitments first

Wafra eyes $1.5bn for new fund targeting stakes in private equity, alternatives firms

Wafra, the investment house backed by Kuwait's public pension fund, has launched a new $1.5bn fund targeting stakes in private equity firms and other alternatives investors. The post Wafra eyes $1.5bn for new fund targeting

Nuveen buys Arcmont, forming Nuveen Private Capital

US-based Nuveen, the investment manager of pension fund TIAA, has acquired Arcmont Asset Management, one of the few independently owned private debt investors in Europe.

Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund commits $60m to pair of funds

Chicago Public School Teachers' Pension & Retirement Fund has reportedly made two new investments, which total $60m. The post Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund commits $60m to pair of funds first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity

Big Texas pension fund investment round sees Bregal, PSG, Insight Partners pick up commitments

The $34.8bn-managing Texas Municipal Retirement System has picked a raft of private equity funds as part of a new slate of alternative investment commitments. The post Big Texas pension fund investment round sees Bregal, PSG,

CPPIB latest pension major to join Capital Constellation joint venture targeting stakes in asset managers

Canadian pension giant CPPIB is the latest institutional investment major to join the Capital Constellation joint venture targeting stakes in alternative asset managers. The post CPPIB latest pension major to join Capital Constellation joint venture

New York pension giant reveals $1.4bn of fund commitments

The $246bn-managing New York State Common Retirement Fund has picked Cinven's latest large buyout fund among $1.4bn of new alternatives fund commitments. The post New York pension giant reveals $1.4bn of fund commitments first appeared

Pension giant OTPP launches India office to take advantage of ‘key growth market’

The C$242bn-managing Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has launched its first Indian office after idenitifying the country as one of its key growth markets. The post Pension giant OTPP launches India office to take advantage of

Thoma Bravo, Apollo, Silver Lake megafunds among $1.1bn of new Maryland pension commitments

The $64.6bn-managing Maryland State Retirement & Pension System has picked a trio of major private equity fundraises among its latest $1.1bn of commitments. Thoma Bravo’s mammoth new software-focused private equity fund picked up $125m from

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