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Louisiana Teachers slates $225 million for 3 funds
trueLouisiana Teachers' Retirement System made three new commitments totaling up to $225 million.
Alaska Permanent makes $80 million in private equity commitments
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp. committed $80 million total to two private equity funds.
China's CIC sets up direct investment unit to boost efficiency
trueChina Investment Corp., the $653 billion sovereign wealth fund, has set up a company to focus on direct equity investments.
Wisconsin Investment Board looking for consultant for private equity accounting, reporting
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, is searching for a consultant for private equity accounting and reporting.
F&C Investments taps private equity director
trueDavid Walker joined F&C Investments as investment director, F&C private equity funds.
Texas County & District makes commitment to Asia private equity fund
trueTexas County & District Retirement System, Austin, committed $50 million to RRJ Capital Master Fund III, a transaction report on the $24.6 billion pension fund's website showed.
HGGC closes second middle-market fund at $1.33 billion
trueHGGC Fund II, a North American middle-market private equity fund, closed at $1.33 billion.
Houston Municipal Employees earmarks $45 million for 3 Oaktree funds
trueHouston Municipal Employees Pension System committed a total of $45 million to three Oaktree Capital Management funds.
U.S. buyouts: Achieving attractive returns in a high price environment
trueManager selection — always of paramount importance to the success of private equity programs — is even more critical in today's highly competitive and very expensive marketplace.
New Mexico Educational chooses Top Tier as private equity consultant
trueNew Mexico Educational Retirement Board hired Top Tier Capital Partners as its private equity consultant.
Newport, R.I., seeks private equity, real estate managers
trueNewport, R.I., is searching for a private equity fund-of-funds manager and a core-plus/value-added real estate manager to each run a total of $7 million for its pension fund.
Chicago Teachers pension fund wants information on emerging private equity managers
trueChicago Public School Teachers’ Pension & Retirement Fund issued an RFI for private equity managers owned by minorities, women or people with disabilities.
San Antonio Fire & Police looking for international private equity fund
trueSan Antonio Fire & Police Pension Fund is searching for a firm to run an international private equity strategy.
Gryphon Investors hires former chairman of New Jersey State Investment Council
trueRobert E. Grady will join private equity firm Gryphon Investors as a partner on March 2, a new position.
PennPSERS makes $485 million in commitments to 4 private equity funds
truePennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System committed a total of about $485 million to four private equity funds, documents from the $52 billion pension fund show.