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  1. Murrysville, Pa., calling for private equity fund-of-funds manager

    trueMurrysville (Pa.) Combined Pension Plan is seeking a private equity fund-of-funds manager to run approximately $2 million.

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  1. New York State Common slates $50 million for Graycliff for in-state private equity

    trueThe New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, announced on Tuesday a $50 million commitment in New York-based companies via the fund’s in-state private equity investment program.

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  2. Hawaii Employees sets 2015 private equity goals

    trueHawaii Employees' Retirement System could commit between $250 million and $350 million to six to 10 private equity funds in 2015 as part of the pension fund's multiyear expansion of its private equity portfolio.

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  3. Private equity specialists shine

     

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  4. New York City promotes 2 to head of private equity, hedge funds

    trueAlex Done and Neil Messing were named head of private equity and head of hedge funds, respectively, at the bureau of asset management in the office of New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, said Eric Sumberg, Mr. Stringer's spokesman.

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  5. University of Michigan pledges $60 million to 3 funds

    trueUniversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, committed a total of $60 million to three alternative investment funds.

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  6. South Carolina has to allocate up to $1.5 billion in alts to reach new asset mix

    trueSouth Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission, Columbia, received an update on the progress of implementing the pension fund's asset allocation, which became effective July 2013.

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  7. South Carolina sets $619 million for 4 firms

    trueSouth Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission invested or committed a total of $619 million with four alternative investment managers, with the possibility of an additional $450 million being invested over time.

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  8. Virginia Retirement System slates $1 billion in commitments

    trueVirginia Retirement System committed $428 million to a new strategic opportunity program, $225 million to private equity and $350 million to real estate in recent weeks.

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  9. University of Houston chooses long/short, buyout funds

    trueUniversity of Houston System invested $10 million in Proxima Capital Master Fund, a long/short equity hedge fund managed by Proxima Capital Management, for its $592 million endowment.

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  10. Texas Teachers commits $755 million to real estate, private equity

    trueTexas Teacher Retirement System committed a total of $755 million to five private market funds in the quarter ended Sept. 30, a transaction report provided to Pensions & Investments showed.

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  11. PennPSERS looking to offload $2 billion in private equity stakes

    truePennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System is offering about $2 billion of private equity fund stakes for sale after prices for such investments reached the highest levels since the 2008 financial crisis.

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  12. Colorado Fire & Police picks Prudential for unconstrained bonds

    trueColorado Fire & Police Pension Association hired Prudential Investment Management to run $155 million in unconstrained fixed income.

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  13. CalPERS makes 3 private equity commitments

    trueCalPERS committed $437 million to Bridgepoint Europe V, shows a list of investments that were part of the Nov. 17 investment committee meeting materials.

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