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  1. Texas County & District commits $85 million to private equity, venture capital funds

    trueTexas County & District Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $85 million to two private funds managed by Summit Partners, said a transaction report on the $24.6 billion pension fund's website.

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  1. TPG recruits CEO of new real estate debt unit

    trueTPG hired Greta Guggenheim as CEO of TPG Real Estate Finance Trust, its newly formed real estate debt unit.

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  2. Secondary market prices to fall in second half of 2015 — NYPPEX

    truePrices for alternative investment fund limited partnership interests are expected to drop in the second half of this year — with secondary median bids declining about 3.5% to an average of 80.18% of net asset value — driven down by fewer exits and less distribution of capital back to investors, ...

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  3. Palamon Capital Partners' limited partners in 2 funds sell interests to consortium

    truePalamon Capital Partners completed a transaction that allowed limited partners in two of its European private equity funds to sell their interests to a consortium of five money managers.

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  4. El Paso fire and police pension fund commits to Latin America private equity fund

    trueEl Paso (Texas) Firemen & Policemen Pension Fund committed $8 million to Southern Cross Latin America Private Equity Fund V.

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  5. Oklahoma Police pension fund earmarks $7.5 million to CenterOak fund

    trueOklahoma Police Pension & Retirement System committed $7.5 million to CenterOak Equity Fund I, a lower middle-market buyout fund.

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  6. San Mateo County earmarks $15 million for agricultural and commodities fund

    trueSan Mateo County Employees' Retirement Association, Redwood City, Calif., committed $15 million to a private equity fund managed by Blue Road Capital

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  7. Retailers' property purges will pump up deal flow

    trueRising commercial real estate prices are enticing more retailers, including Macy's and Sears, to sell their properties, creating a growing source of real estate deal flow.

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  8. Private equity has evolved from 'Barbarians' of '80s

    trueIf the number of hostile takeovers continues its predicted rise this year, don't expect a repeat of the 1980s when private equity firms played a central role. One example from that era is the $25 billion takeover of RJR Nabisco Inc. that gave rise to the finance geek classic book and movie ...

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  9. Louisiana Municipal Police names 2 finalists for private equity

    trueLouisiana Municipal Police Employees Retirement System, Baton Rouge, named HarbourVest Partners and Warburg Pincus as finalists in an invitation-only search to commit $15 million to a private equity fund, said Kathy Bourque, director.

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  10. Co-head of TPG's Asian business leaving to start own firm

    trueBenjamin Gray, co-head of the Asian business at alternative investment firm TPG, is planning to leave the firm once the current $3.3 billion TPG Asia VI fund has been invested.

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  11. San Diego City commits $50 million to Davidson Kempner fund

    trueSan Diego City Employees' Retirement System committed $50 million to Davidson Kempner Special Opportunities Fund III.

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  12. Texas Employees sets private equity, hedge fund pacing for fiscal 2016

    trueTexas Employees Retirement System plans to commit about $950 million to between six and 10 new private equity funds and co-investments in the fiscal year ending Aug. 31, 2016.

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  13. Montana Board of Investments slates $40 million in alternatives commitments

    trueMontana Board of Investments made a total of $40 million in alternatives commitments, said materials prepared for this week's board meeting.

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