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  1. Veritas closes $1.9 billion private equity fund after 3 months

    trueVeritas Capital Fund Management has held a first and final close at $1.875 billion for its latest middle-market private equity fund, Veritas Capital Fund V, after just three months of fundraising, spokeswoman Alexandra LaManna said in an e-mail.

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  2. Ares Management's AUM surges 30% for the year

    trueAres Management's assets under management totaled $79.2 billion as of June 30, up 2.8% from March 31 and up 30.1% from June 30, 2013.

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  3. Lexington, AlpInvest Partners acquiring half of One Equity Partners' portfolio

    trueLexington Partners and AlpInvest Partners are acquiring J.P. Morgan Chase's interests in about 50% of the portfolio companies held by J.P. Morgan's private equity subsidiary, One Equity Partners.

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  4. First-half secondary private equity purchases by type

    trueIn its secondary market volume report, Setter Capital reported $11.3 billion in private equity fund purchases in the first half of 2014.

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  5. LACERS reviewing its private equity portfolio

    trueLos Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System board members plan to review the $13.9 billion pension fund’s private equity portfolio

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  6. China Life Insurance Co. takes stake in TPG

    trueChina Life Insurance Co. is making a $250 million investment in alternative investment firm TPG

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  7. Ardian in talks to buy $2 billion of Abu Dhabi private equity fund stakes — sources

    truerdian is in talks to purchase more than $2 billion in private equity fund stakes from Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, according to two people with knowledge of the deal.

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  8. Philadelphia Board of Pensions earmarks $60 million for Veritas

    truePhiladelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement committed $60 million to Veritas Capital Fund V, a private equity fund managed by Veritas Capital Fund Management.

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  9. Millcreek Township plan taps Neuberger Berman for private equity

    trueMillcreek Township Combined Pension Plan, Erie, Pa., hired Neuberger Berman to run a $4 million private equity fund-of-funds portfolio.

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  10. Evercore acquires ISI, remaining 40% of its equities business

    trueEvercore Partners agreed to acquire International Strategy and Investment Group, a research and trading business.

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  11. Joint venture to make environmentally friendly investments in Asia

    trueRobeco Institutional Asset Management will manage assets of a newly created private equity joint venture that will make investments in environmentally supportive, low-carbon projects throughout Asia.

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  12. Poor returns forcing CalPERS to cut cord on health-care fund

    trueCalPERS is ending its unique experiment as the sole limited partner of Health Evolution Partners Inc., a private equity firm that focuses on health-care companies.

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  13. Singapore's GIC takes small steps in its direct private equity portfolio

    trueSingapore's GIC Pte Ltd. has made a growing number of small-scale private equity investments this year, each amounting to between two and three basis points of the sovereign wealth fund's estimated portfolio size.

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  14. Shadow capital's growth could change private equity, real estate

    trueThe growing popularity of direct investment and co-investment in private equity and private equity real estate is threatening to change the general partner-limited partner relationship.

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