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eVestment: Number of reporting hedge funds down 9.2% in 2013
trueThe number of hedge funds and hedge funds of funds that report their assets and performance to one or more databases declined to 11,321 funds in 2013, down 9.2% from the previous year.
Illinois Teachers maps out 2015 real estate, hedge fund deployments
trueIllinois Teachers' Retirement System plans to deploy a total of at least $1 billion with real estate and hedge fund managers in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.
El Paso County makes first private equity commitment
trueEl Paso County Retirement Plan approved a new 5% allocation to private equity and committed to Private Advisors as its first private equity manager.
Greater Manchester Pension Fund picks LaSalle for £750 million allocation
trueGreater Manchester Pension Fund hired LaSalle Investment Management to run a £750 million ($1.2 billion) real estate allocation.
Quebec's Caisse sells C$1.5 billion portfolio to Cominar REIT
trueCominar Real Estate Investment Trust agreed to acquire a portfolio of 15 Quebec and Ontario properties from a subsidiary of the C$214.7 billion (US$197 billion) Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec for C$1.63 billion.
Marin County Employees adds $100 million to core real estate managers
trueMarin County Employees’ Retirement Association approved $100 million total in additional commitments to existing core real estate managers.
DeAWM adds liquid real assets director
trueChuck Fiedler joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management as a managing director and head of strategy and business development.
Illinois Teachers launches real estate consultant search
trueIllinois Teachers' Retirement System is searching for a specialist consultant for its $5.6 billion real estate portfolio.
Texas County & District commits $17 million to venture capital fund
trueTexas County & District Retirement System committed $17 million to OpenView Venture Partners IV, a venture capital fund that invests in technology, software and Internet companies.
Cook County pension fund seeks non-core real estate
trueCook County Annuity & Benefit Fund issued an RFP for a non-core commingled real estate investment manager to run $60 million.
Phoenix City Employees signs Neuberger Berman for private equity fund of funds
truePhoenix City Employees’ Retirement System hired Neuberger Berman to manage $150 million in a customized private equity fund-of-funds portfolio.
CalPERS commits $4.5 billion to private equity across 17 opportunities in FY 2014
trueCalPERS committed $4.47 billion to 12 private equity funds and five co-investment opportunities in the fiscal year ended June 30.
Oklahoma Police Pension preps real assets search
trueOklahoma Police Pension & Retirement System plans to issue an RFP in the fourth quarter or first quarter of 2015 for real assets managers.
Illinois Municipal commits to European funds
trueIllinois Municipal Retirement Fund committed a total of up to $124 million to two non-U.S. private equity managers.
Maine PERS earmarks $160 million for 3 funds
trueMaine Public Employees Retirement System made three new commitments totaling up to $160 million.