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  1. Kleiner Perkins wins in gender discrimination case

    trueA jury rejected Ellen Pao's claims of gender discrimination by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, in a case that riveted Silicon Valley for weeks.

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  1. Ohio Police & Fire commits $100 million to 2 funds

    trueOhio Police & Fire Pension Fund made two new commitments totaling up to $100 million.

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  2. Colorado PERA adopts new long-term asset allocation with more alternatives

    trueColorado Public Employees' Retirement Association is boosting its long-term alternatives target allocation and reducing its global equity and fixed-income targets.

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  3. Carlyle takes stake in fund administration firm Conifer Financial Services

    trueThe Carlyle Group will acquire a majority stake in asset services firm Conifer Financial Services, in a deal expected to close in the second quarter.

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  4. Pension funds cashing in on the Kraft/Heinz deal

    trueThe top 10 pension fund holders of Kraft Foods Group stock made nearly $250 million Wednesday morning (on paper) after the announcement the firm would merge with H.J. Heinz Co.

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  5. Tennessee Consolidated searching for private equity consultant

    trueTennessee Consolidated Retirement System is searching for a private equity investment consultant.

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  6. Cross-border PE deals on the rise in Asia

    truePrivate equity investments that hinge on expanding a target company's geographic footprint as a key to adding value will be a bigger focus for the latest crop of funds being raised for deployment in Asia.

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  7. Exits to strategic buyers up 13% in 2014

    trueCorporate buyers snapped up 715 private equity portfolio companies in 2014 – 13% more than the prior year, according to Bain & Co.'s 2015 global private equity report, released Thursday.

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  8. Plymouth County Retirement seeks private equity manager

    truePlymouth County (Mass.) Retirement Association is searching for private equity managers to run up to $20 million.

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  9. Palm Beach Retirement System picks J.P. Morgan private equity fund

    truePalm Beach (Fla.) Retirement System committed $5 million to J.P. Morgan Global Private Equity Institutional Investors V, managed by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

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  10. PennPSERS commits $663 million to 4 managers

    truePennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System committed a total of about $663 million to one real estate fund and three private equity funds.

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  11. MainePERS earmarks $219 million for 4 funds

    trueMaine Public Employees Retirement System made four new commitments totaling up to $219.2 million.

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  12. CalPERS makes Blackstone co-investment; invests $764 million with TOBAM

    trueCalPERS made a $100 million co-investment alongside the Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Fund, a separate account set up by Blackstone Group for the $296.6 billion pension fund. Separately, the fund is graduating TOBAM from its manager development program and giving the firm $764 million to manage in an expanded global equity strategy.

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  13. Louisiana State Employees signs up for Coller Capital secondary fund

    trueLouisiana State Employees’ Retirement System committed $75 million to Coller International Partners VII, a secondary market private equity fund managed by Coller Capital.

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