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San Mateo County slates $10 million to infrastructure fund
trueSan Mateo County Employees' Retirement Association committed $10 million to Everstream Solar Infrastructure Fund I.
Alaska Retirement commits $92 million to 5 funds
trueAlaska Retirement Management Board committed a total of $91.8 million to five private equity funds.
Is the dollar peaking?
trueOn balance, there still looks to be more stagnation around the world than either a boom or a bust. So how can we explain the remarkable rebound in oil prices in recent weeks? The nearby futures price of a barrel of Brent crude has risen to $63.45 on Friday from its recent low of $45.59 on Jan. 13.
University of California's head of hedge funds leaving
trueLynda Choi, the University of California's managing director and head of hedge funds, is leaving her position.
Lexington Capital Partners VIII closes at $10.1 billion
trueLexington Partners closed its latest private equity secondary market fund, the $10.1 billion Lexington Capital Partners VIII, hitting its hard cap after 15 months in fundraising.
Lubbock Fire Pension Fund makes Blackstone commitment
trueLubbock (Texas) Fire Pension Fund committed $10 million to the Blackstone Real Estate Income Fund.
TIAA Henderson Real Estate appoints head of Asia-Pacific business development
trueCarsten Kebbedies was named head of business development, Asia-Pacific for TIAA Henderson Real Estate in Singapore.
I Squared Capital closes $3 billion infrastructure fund
trueI Squared Capital announced Monday the closing of ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund at $3 billion, surpassing its $2 billion fundraising target and meeting its hard cap.
Hedge fund assets up 3.3% in Q1
trueHedge fund assets climbed 3.3% in the first quarter to $2.94 trillion, according to HFR's latest Global Hedge Fund Industry Report, released Monday.
TPG to acquire Cirque du Soleil; Quebec's Caisse taking minority stake
trueTPG is acquiring a majority stake in Cirque du Soleil from its founder, Guy Laliberte, with Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Montreal, among those taking a minority stake in the entertainment firm, TPG and Caisse announced Monday.
Norway's sovereign wealth fund, Prologis acquire $5.9 billion U.S. real estate portfolio
trueNorges Bank Investment Management, the in-house manager of Norwegian sovereign wealth fund Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, will acquire a 45% stake in a U.S. industrial real estate portfolio.
GE unit's sale called a boon for private credit managers
trueGeneral Electric Co.’s decision to sell its commercial lending business is a boon for private credit managers, several managers say.
Hedge funds-of-funds managers turn to customized investments
trueTop-tier hedge funds-of-funds managers are expanding their relationships with underlying hedge fund managers, morphing into active investors of institutional investor assets from mere allocators of those assets.
Private debt market ready for takeoff
trueAsset owners are aiming to get in on anticipated opportunities in private debt and credit in light of what they see as a worldwide need for loans and relief from the high-priced public and private equity markets.
Baseball talk banned at conference panel
trueReal estate money managers love talking about their business in baseball terms. But Micolyn Magee, a principal at real estate consulting firm Townsend Group, put an end to that — at least temporarily — at the Pension Bridge annual conference April 7-8 in San Francisco.