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  1. 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.

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  2. 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.

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  3. Virginia putting $750 million into 2 private equity funds

    trueVirginia Retirement System allocated $750 million to private equity in May, spokeswoman Jeanne Chenault said.

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  4. Louisiana Municipal Police earmarks $15 million for secondary private equity fund

    trueLouisiana Municipal Police Employees Retirement System committed $15 million to Coller International Partners VII, a secondary private equity fund managed by Coller Capital.

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  5. Hamilton Lane closes 3rd private equity co-investment fund

    trueHamilton Lane closed the Hamilton Lane Co-Investment Fund III at its $1.5 billion hard cap, said Andrew McGloin,Hamilton Lane spokesman, in an e-mail.

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  6. Terra Firma realigns focus, approach

    trueOne private equity manager has gone back to the future in its approach to managing client money, as investors are finding deal sourcing difficult in the current markets.

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  7. Illinois State Board sticks with Franklin Park, eyes expanding international private equity

    trueIllinois State Board of Investment rehired Franklin Park Associates as private equity consultant and is considering raising its 5% private equity allocation to expand more into international private equity.

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  8. South Dakota Investment Council puts $340 million with Lone Star, Blackstone

    trueSouth Dakota Investment Council committed $243 million to Lone Star Real Estate Fund IV, a distressed commercial real estate debt and equity fund managed by Lone Star Funds.

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  9. Arizona Public Safety slates $150 million for 2 managers

    trueArizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System made new commitments totaling up to $150 million.

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  10. BNY Mellon names global head of private equity, real estate servicing

    trueAlan Flanagan was named global head of private equity and real estate fund services for Bank of New York Mellon’s alternative investment services business.

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  11. CalSTRS enlists Meketa as private equity consultant

    trueCalifornia State Teachers’ Retirement System hired Meketa Investment Group as its private equity consultant.

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  12. CPP board taking a bold step in GE transaction

    trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board's latest deal shows it won't just partner with private equity firms, it will go head-to-head with them for deals — and win.

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  13. SEC scrutinizing stapled transactions

    trueGeneral partner-driven stapled transactions, a small but growing corner of the private equity secondary market, are drawing the attention of the Securities and Exchange Commission because of potential conflicts of interest and lack of transparency for limited partners.

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  14. CalPERS hampered by fee complications

    trueCalPERS officials, embarking on a major project to cut the fund's roster of external money managers and reduce fees, are blindfolded because they can't track what is being paid to private equity firms, the most fee-intensive group.

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