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Oklahoma State Regents commits to 3 funds on behalf of endowment
trueOklahoma State Regents for Higher Education approved $16 million total in alternatives commitments on behalf of its endowment trust fund.
GE Capital to sell European private equity financing business to Sumitomo Mitsui
trueGE Capital is selling its European sponsor finance business to Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. Europe, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking, for $2.2 billion.
KKR pays nearly $29 million to settle charges with SEC over broken deal fees
trueKKR has settled SEC charges that the alternatives investment firm had from 2006 to 2011 charged investors in its private equity funds for deals it pursued but did not consummate, the SEC order issued Monday shows.
New Mexico Public Employees commits up to $120 million
trueNew Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association committed up to $120 million to two funds.
New Mexico council earmarks $300 million to 3 funds
trueNew Mexico State Investment Council, Santa Fe, committed $300 million to three alternative investment funds at its meeting Tuesday, said Charles Wollmann, spokesman for the $20.5 billion endowment.
Indiana to launch record-keeper search for annuity plan, allocates $190 million from DB plan
trueIndiana Public Retirement System will reissue an RFP on June 29 for a record keeper for its $7 billion Annuity Savings Plan.
Texas County & District sets $30 million for Brazil private equity fund
trueTexas County & District Retirement System, Austin, committed $30 million to Axxon Brazil Private Equity .
Neuberger Berman to acquire Merrill Lynch private equity funds of funds
trueNeuberger Berman is buying the management rights to about $1 billion in private equity funds of funds managed by Merrill Lynch Alternative Investments
Illinois Teachers to launch private equity co-investment consultant search, allocates $590 million
trueIllinois Teachers’ Retirement System will initiate a search for three private equity co-investment consultants in early July.
New Jersey hires TorreyCove as primary private equity consultant
trueNew Jersey Division of Investment hired TorreyCove Capital Partners as private equity consultant for the $79.2 billion New Jersey Pension Fund.
Impact investing private equity funds don't necessarily sacrifice returns — study
trueInvesting in a private strategy that pursues social impact objectives will not always mean investors lose out on returns, but it does depend on the size and geographic target of the fund, said new research by Cambridge Associates and the Global Impact Investing Network.
El Paso City Employees puts $25 million in private equity fund of funds
trueEl Paso (Texas) City Employees’ Pension Fund committed $25 million to Portfolio Advisors Private Equity Fund VIII, a private equity fund of funds.
Illinois State Board commits $30 million each to private equity, real estate funds
trueIllinois State Board of Investment committed $60 million to two alternative investment funds.
North Carolina picks Neuberger Berman to run emerging managers private equity program
trueNorth Carolina Retirement Systems hired Neuberger Berman to run a new $200 million program for small and emerging private equity managers.
Virginia putting $750 million into 2 private equity funds
trueVirginia Retirement System allocated $750 million to private equity in May, spokeswoman Jeanne Chenault said.