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El Paso fire and police pension fund makes commitment to Oaktree fund
trueEl Paso (Texas) Firemen & Policemen Pension Fund committed to distressed debt fund Oaktree Opportunities Fund Xb.
Blackstone AUM up 14% for year; first alternative manager to top $300 billion
trueBlackstone Group's total assets under management were up 14% year-over-year and up 7% quarter-over-quarter to $310.45 billion as of March 31, making the firm the first alternative investment manager to surpass $300 billion in assets under management, the alternative investment firm's first-quarter ...
Sacramento County charts private equity commitments for 2015
trueSacramento County (Calif.) Employees’ Retirement System is targeting $285 million in total commitments to nine private equity funds this year, recently released board meeting minutes show.
Louisiana Municipal Police Employees sets private equity pacing plan for 2015
trueLouisiana Municipal Police Employees Retirement System, Baton Rouge, will commit $15 million each to a secondary private equity fund and a private equity fund of funds later this year.
Asia Alternatives Management closes on $1.8 billion in commitments
trueAsia Alternatives Management has $1.8 billion in new commitments in private equity fund of funds Asia Alternatives Capital Partners IV, and its related private equity fund-of-funds vehicles.
Iowa Municipal Fire & Police increases commitment to Siguler Guff separate account
trueIowa Municipal Fire & Police Retirement System committed an additional $60 million to Siguler Guff & Co. for private equity investments.
South Dakota Investment Council commits $333 million to Blackstone fund
trueSouth Dakota Investment Council committed $300 million to Blackstone Real Estate Partners Fund VIII for the $10.6 billion South Dakota Retirement System.
Bain Capital hires former Massachusetts governor for impact fund
trueDeval Patrick, former governor of Massachusetts, on Tuesday joined alternative investment firm Bain Capital to found a new business investing in projects with social impact.
eVestment: Alternative assets under administration rise 16.8% in 2014
trueAlternative assets under administration in 2014 totaled $6.862 trillion, up 16.8% from the prior year, eVestment said in a survey released Monday.
CalPERS slates $110 million for Onex Partners co-investment
trueThe $300.5 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System, Sacramento, committed to a co-investment with private equity firm Onex Partners.
PennPSERS recruits private debt portfolio manager
trueJames Del Gaudio was named private debt portfolio manager at Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System, said Evelyn Williams, spokeswoman for the $51.7 billion pension fund.
Apax Partners said to ready IPO in drive for permanent funds
trueApax Partners, one of Europe's largest private equity firms, is readying an initial public offering that would widen investors' access to its funds, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Wisconsin Investment Board moving $660 million to private equity, real estate
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board made eight private equity commitments totaling $390 million and two real estate commitments totaling $270 million.
San Francisco City & County commits $50 million to Blackstone fund
trueSan Francisco City & County Employees’ Retirement System committed up to $50 million to Blackstone Capital Partners VII.
Tulare County exploring options to reach 5% private equity target
trueTulare County Employees' Retirement Association is exploring ways to bring its private equity allocation closer to its 5% target.