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  1. Tennessee Consolidated searching for private equity consultant

    trueTennessee Consolidated Retirement System is searching for a private equity investment consultant.

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  2. NYU faculty calls for endowment to divest from fossil fuels

    trueMore than 130 New York University faculty members called for fossil-fuel divestment in an open letter sent to NYU President John Sexton on Monday.

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  3. Kansas Public Employees commits to Northern Europe buyout fund

    trueKansas Public Employees Retirement System committed about $121 million total to two alternatives funds.

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  4. GIC, Exeter Property Group form European real estate partnership

    trueSingapore sovereign wealth fund GIC formed a €300 million ($328 million) real estate partnership with Exeter Property Group.

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  5. Oklahoma Firefighters picks hedge fund-of-funds, GTAA managers

    trueOklahoma Firefighters Pension & Retirement System hired Permal Group and Allianz Global Investors as a hedge fund-of-funds manager and global tactical asset allocation manager, respectively.

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  6. Cross-border PE deals on the rise in Asia

    truePrivate equity investments that hinge on expanding a target company's geographic footprint as a key to adding value will be a bigger focus for the latest crop of funds being raised for deployment in Asia.

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  7. Costs go through roof on ISBI Boston investment

    trueFor the Illinois State Board of Investment, a property in the Boston area might be almost worth its weight in snow removal.

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  8. CAIA group reaches out to far-flung members

    trueThe Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association is opening the CAIA Virtual Chapter.

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  9. HFR: Hedge fund launches down in 2014

    trueThe estimated number of hedge funds launched in 2014 dropped by about 2%, according to data released Friday by HFR. It was the third straight year in which fund launches declined.

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  10. Carlyle closes first international energy fund at $2.5 billion

    trueThe Carlyle Group announced Friday the closing of its first international energy fund, Carlyle International Energy Partners, at $2.5 billion, a news release said.

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  11. Houston Municipal redeems hedge fund investment with Mason Capital

    trueHouston Municipal Employees Pension System is redeeming its $10 million investment with hedge fund manager Mason Capital Management, spokesman Peter Koops said in an e-mail.

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  12. Preqin: More interest in direct infrastructure investments

    trueA growing number of institutional investors are looking to invest directly in infrastructure rather than committing to pooled funds, new survey data from Preqin show.

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  13. Exits to strategic buyers up 13% in 2014

    trueCorporate buyers snapped up 715 private equity portfolio companies in 2014 – 13% more than the prior year, according to Bain & Co.'s 2015 global private equity report, released Thursday.

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  14. Money managers worried about credit market liquidity — survey

    trueMoney managers are increasingly concerned about scarce credit market liquidity, with worries extending beyond high yield and emerging markets bonds, and to U.S. and European credit markets, said a new survey.

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