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  1. Timberland gains 1.47% in Q3

    trueTimberland returned 1.47% in the third quarter of 2014, made up of 0.73% income return and a 0.74% appreciation return.

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  1. Oklahoma State Regents approves 2 alternatives commitments

    trueOklahoma State Regents for Higher Education approved a total of $14 million in alternatives commitments.

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  2. PennSERS moving $200 million to real estate, private equity funds

    truePennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System committed up to $200 million to four alternatives funds.

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  3. Two Sigma gathers $3.3 billion for model-driven macro fund

    trueTwo Sigma raised $3.3 billion for a macro hedge fund in one the largest new pools of such capital raised since the 2008 financial crisis.

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  4. Oaktree Capital posts 2.3% AUM gain in quarter

    trueOaktree Capital Group’s assets under management rose to $93.2 billion for the quarter ended Sept. 30, up 2.3% from the second quarter of 2014 and up 16.8% from Sept. 30, 2013, said Oaktree’s quarterly report released Thursday.

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  5. Essex County Council taps Alcentra for illiquid debt strategy

    trueEssex County Council Pension Fund, Chelmsford, England, hired Alcentra to manage a long-only, multi-illiquid debt portfolio.

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  6. University of Vermont commits $10 million to Asia private equity fund of funds

    trueUniversity of Vermont committed $10 million to Asia Alternatives Capital Partners IV, a private equity fund of funds.

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  7. Rockefeller Group taking majority stake in TA Realty

    trueReal estate firm The Rockefeller Group is acquiring a majority interest in real estate money manager TA Realty.

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  8. Apollo Global assets up 45.4% for year; income drops significantly

    trueApollo Global Management reported assets under management of $163.9 billion as of Sept. 30, up 45.4% from a year earlier. The increase was attributed to the growth in Apollo's credit and private equity business.

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  9. Fortress Investment sees 14% rise in AUM for year ended Sept. 30

    trueFortress Investment Group's assets under management rose to $66 billion as of Sept. 30, up 3.4% from three months earlier and up 14% from a year earlier.

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  10. Ohio Police & Fire earmarks $230 million for 4 funds

    trueOhio Police & Fire Pension Fund made four new commitments totaling up to $230 million.

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  11. Carlyle AUM dips in quarter, but up 10% for 12 months

    trueThe Carlyle Group's assets under management totaled $202.6 billion as of Sept. 30, down 0.5% from three months earlier but up 10% from a year earlier, said the alternative investment firm's third-quarter earnings report released Wednesday.

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  12. LACERS taps CoreCommodity for $135 million allocation

    trueLos Angeles City Employees' Retirement System hired CoreCommodity Management to run about $135 million in an active long-only commodities mandate.

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  13. NYSTRS real estate returns as of June 30

    trueThe New York State Teachers’ Retirement System’s real estate investment portfolio returned 12.1% for the year ended June 30. According to the fund's latest investment committee report, the portfolio has returned 8.5% annually over the past 10 years and 9.6% since inception.

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