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SEC adds private fund team to examination division
trueThe SEC is adding private fund expertise to its examination team.
Preqin: Hedge fund and private equity managers not in rush to market funds
truePrivate equity and hedge fund managers have yet to take advantage of the loosening of marketing restrictions in the JOBS Act signed by President Barack Obama in April 2012, according to a survey by Preqin.
Louisiana Teachers commits up to $100 million to alternatives
trueLouisiana Teachers' Retirement System, Baton Rouge, committed up to $75 million to Vista Equity Partners Fund V, a software- and technology-focused buyout fund, said Dana Brown, director of public markets.
Texas County & District invests $150 million in hedge fund
trueTexas County & District Retirement System invested $150 million on Tuesday in Highline Capital Partners QP, a long/short equity fund managed by Highline Capital Management, according to a transaction report on the $23 billion pension fund’s website.
Florida SBA names CalPERS vet as private equity senior portfolio manager
trueWesley Bradle joined Florida State Board of Administration as a senior portfolio manager for private equity.
Vermont adds $5 million to HarbourVest fund
trueVermont Pension Investment Committee made a follow-on commitment of $5 million to HarbourVest International Private Equity Partners VII, a Europe, Asia and emerging markets private equity fund managed by HarbourVest Partners.
Private equity only part of Safeway merger story
trueSafeway Inc.'s pending $9.6 billion merger with Albertsons might be as much a real estate play as it is a private equity deal, but the real estate angle won't be revealed right away.
Artisan Partners going strong a year after IPO
trueA year after going public, Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. is on a roll that is enriching clients, stockholders, financial backers and employees.
Milwaukee City signs up with another Abbott Capital private equity fund of funds
trueCity of Milwaukee Employes’ Retirement System committed $35 million to Abbott Capital Private Equity Investors AP 2014, a fund of funds managed by Abbott Capital Management.
British Columbia Investment Management to set up shop in London
trueBritish Columbia Investment Management Corp. plans to open an office in London.
Ares Management preparing to file IPO within days
trueAres Management is preparing to sell stock in the biggest initial public offering of an alternative money manager since Carlyle Group went public in 2012, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.
OCERS goes with Pantheon for private equity fund of funds
trueOrange County Employees Retirement System committed $50 million to $100 million annually for each of the next three years to Pantheon Ventures for a private equity fund-of-funds portfolio.
WL Ross names new leaders; founder steps down from day-to-day operations
trueWL Ross & Co., the private equity subsidiary of Invesco, has adopted a new organizational structure, appointing Stephen Toy and Greg Stoeckle senior managing directors and co-leaders of the firm effective May 1.
Levine Leichtman closes 5th structured equity and credit fund
trueLevine Leichtman Capital Partners closed on $1.65 billion of capital commitments for its latest structured equity and credit fund, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Fund V, exceeding its target of $1.5 billion.
Hartford Municipal Employees makes $70 million in commitments
trueHartford (Conn.) Municipal Employees' Retirement Fund committed a total of $70 million to four funds.