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  1. Carlyle Europe Partners IV closes at $4.1 billion

    trueThe Carlyle Group closed its latest European upper midmarket private equity fund at its €3.75 billion ($4.1 billion) hard cap.

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  1. Apollo assets flat in quarter, down 3% for year

    trueApollo Global Management's assets under management totaled $162.5 billion as of June 30, flat from $162.9 billion at the end of the first quarter and a 3% drop from $168 billion as of June 30, 2014, the alternatives investment firm reported Wednesday.

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  2. Hedge fund investors looking to maintain, increase allocations — survey

    trueThe vast majority — 93% — of institutional investors intend to increase or maintain their current hedge fund allocations in the second half of 2015, a midyear survey by Credit Suisse Capital Services showed.

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  3. Caisse adds senior director for private equity

    trueSanjay Gupta was named senior director for private equity at the Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec.

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  4. DC Retirement Board commits up to $60 million in private equity

    trueDistrict of Columbia Retirement Board, Washington, committed up to $60 million to two private equity funds, said minutes of the July 16 board meeting.

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  5. Ireland Strategic Investment Fund forms residential lending platform with KKR

    trueThe Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, Dublin, Ireland, formed a €500 million ($549 million) joint venture with KKR Credit, which will lend to Irish residential development projects.

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  6. Carlyle AUM flat in quarter, down 4.9% for year

    trueCarlyle Group's assets under management totaled $192.8 billion as of June 30, primarily unchanged from three months previous, when the alternative money manager reported $192.7 billion, its earnings report showed.

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  7. Man Group assets rise 8.1% in first half, buoyed by acquisitions

    trueMan Group's assets under management increased 8.1% to $78.8 billion in the six months ended June 30, bolstered by acquisitions and investment performance over the period.

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  8. El Paso City Employees adds global REIT manager

    trueEl Paso (Texas) City Employees’ Pension Fund hired Principal Real Estate Investors to manage a roughly $7.5 million global REIT strategy.

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  9. Illinois Municipal scouts for manager of emerging real estate managers

    trueIllinois Municipal Retirement Fund is searching for a manager of emerging real estate managers to run at least $75 million.

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  10. San Joaquin County earmarks $50 million to direct lending fund

    trueSan Joaquin County Employees' Retirement Association committed up to $50 million to Raven Asset-Based Opportunity Fund III.

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  11. San Mateo County commits $15 million to distressed debt fund

    trueSan Mateo County Employees' Retirement Association committed $15 million to Catalyst Fund V.

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  12. Northern Trust: Private equity and emerging markets equities to outperform

    truePrivate equity and emerging markets equities topped all asset classes in Northern Trust's most recent five-year outlook, published Monday.

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  13. Kansas Public Employees sets $75 million for TPG fund

    trueKansas Public Employees Retirement System committed up to $75 million to TPG Partners VII, a buyout fund.

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