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  1. Orange County Employees eliminates global bond allocation, boosts diversified credit

    trueOrange County Employees Retirement System adopted a new asset allocation that eliminates a 2% target to global fixed income, lowers its real-return target allocation to 8% from 10% and increases its diversified credit target to 14% from 10%.

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  1. KKR & Co. reports 3% gain over past 12 months to $99.1 billion

    trueKKR & Co. reported assets under management of $99.1 billion as of March 31, up 0.5% from Dec. 31 and down 3% from March 31, 2014, KKR first-quarter earnings release shows.

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  2. Arizona Public Safety sets $250 million for 4 managers

    trueArizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System is making four new commitments and investments of up to a total of $250 million.

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  3. Merced County Employees picks energy, natural resources funds

    trueMerced County (Calif.) Employees’ Retirement Association made two new commitments totaling $12.5 million.

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  4. Tulare County to launch hedge fund-of-funds search by end of June

    trueTulare County Employees’ Retirement Association expects to launch a search for a hedge fund-of-funds manager by the end of June.

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  5. Los Angeles County putting $200 million in Blackstone Capital Partners VII

    trueLos Angeles County Employees Retirement Association committed up to $200 million to buyout fund Blackstone Capital Partners VII.

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  6. 10 largest liquid alts funds

    trueStandard Life's Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund tops the list of liquid alternative funds, according to data from Preqin. The multistrategy UCITS fund had $35.4 billion in assets as of Sept. 30.

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  7. South Carolina commits $375 million to 2 real estate funds

    trueSouth Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission committed a total of up to $375 million to real estate managers on behalf of the $29.5 billion South Carolina Retirement Systems.

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  8. Ares' Tony Ressler said to buy NBA's Atlanta Hawks for $730 million

    trueA group led by Ares Management's billionaire co-founder Tony Ressler won the bidding for the National Basketball Association's Atlanta Hawks.

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  9. Ohio School Employees makes $75 million real estate commitment

    trueOhio School Employees Retirement System committed $75 million to Lubert-Adler Real Estate Fund VII, a non-core real estate fund managed by Lubert-Adler Partners.

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  10. Austin Firefighters commits $15 million to private equity fund of funds

    trueAustin (Texas) Firefighters Relief & Retirement Fund committed $15 million to FLAG Private Equity VI.

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  11. Arizona State Retirement earmarks $100 million for Blackstone

    trueArizona State Retirement System committed $100 million to Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII, managed by Blackstone Group.

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  12. North Carolina launches second in-state private equity fund

    trueNorth Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell announced Wednesday the launch of a second innovation fund that will invest in North Carolina-centered companies.

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  13. CalSTRS invests $100 million in activist hedge fund

    trueCalifornia State Teachers’ Retirement System, West Sacramento, invested $100 million in activist hedge fund Red Mountain Capital Partners.

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