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  1. 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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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Los Angeles City Employees sets up to $55 million for 3 funds

    trueLos Angeles City Employees' Retirement System committed a total of up to $55 million to three private equity funds as part of a discretionary mandate with private equity consultant Portfolio Advisors, agenda materials for the $13.9 billion pension fund's Nov. 13 meeting show.

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  10. Wynnchurch Capital closes fund at $1.2 billion

    trueWynnchurch Capital closed its fourth private equity fund, the $1.2 billion Wynnchurch Capital Partners IV, in two months of fundraising.

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  11. University of Missouri taps Reams for unconstrained bond strategy

    trueUniversity of Missouri System hired Reams Asset Management to run $107 million in an unconstrained fixed-income strategy for the system's $3.3 billion defined benefit plan.

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  12. Finnish pension fund picks Pantheon for €100 million commitment

    trueValtion Elakerahasto hired Pantheon to run a €100 million ($124.8 million) commitment to emerging markets private equity.

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  13. Louisiana Teachers allocates $200 million to 3 private equity funds

    trueLouisiana Teachers’ Retirement System made three private equity commitments totaling up to $200 million.

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