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  1. Crestview Partners exceeds $3 billion in commitments for third fund

    trueCrestview Partners closed Crestview Partners III at more than $3 billion in limited partner capital commitments and $250 million in general partner participation, the company announced Tuesday.

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  2. New Jersey slates nearly $2 billion in commitments, including $1 billion to Blackstone

    trueNew Jersey Division of Investment, which manages investments for the $76.8 billion New Jersey Pension Fund, is expanding its relationship with Blackstone Group, adding several new commitments worth up to $1.05 billion.

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  3. San Antonio Fire & Police putting $60 million into private debt, real estate funds

    trueSan Antonio Fire & Police Pension Fund committed $60 million total to five funds.

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  4. CPPIB commits C$330 million to Canadian private equity fund of funds

    trueCanada Pension Plan Investment Board committed C$330 million (US$260 million) to a new Canadian private equity fund of funds managed by Northleaf Capital Partners.

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  5. Ohio Police & Fire earmarks nearly $50 million for Rhone private equity fund

    trueOhio Police & Fire Pension Fund committed €43 million ($48.9 million) to Rhone Partners V, a private equity fund.

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  6. Texas Teachers commits $2.36 billion

    trueTexas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $2.36 billion to 16 private market funds and co-investment vehicles in the quarter ended Dec. 31, a transaction report provided to Pensions & Investments showed.

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  7. Arizona Public Safety allocates $458 million to 5 managers

    trueArizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System approved a total of up to $458 million in commitments, direct investments and co-investments.

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  8. Illinois Teachers launches large-cap core, private equity consultant searches

    trueIllinois Teachers’ Retirement System is searching for a large-cap core equity manager to run between $270 million and $540 million of the pension fund’s $9 billion U.S. equity portfolio.

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  9. Norfolk County Retirement looking for energy private equity manager

    trueNorfolk County Retirement System, Canton, Mass., is searching for an energy private equity manager to run about $15 million.

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  10. PennSERS earmarks $50 million to Francisco Partners fund

    truePennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System committed up to $50 million to Francisco Partners IV, said Pamela Hile, spokeswoman for the $28 billion pension fund.

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  11. Landmark Partners closes 15th fund at $3.25 billion

    trueLandmark Partners closed its Landmark Equity Partners XV with $3.25 billion.

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  12. Kansas Public Employees charts currency overlay search, commits $240 million

    trueKansas Public Employees Retirement System will issue an RFP for a firm to provide currency overlay management services in the second half of 2015.

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  13. Preqin: Alternatives assets under management rise 11% in 2014

    trueAlternative investment managers worldwide experienced an 11% increase in assets under management in 2014 to an aggregate $6.9 trillion, recently released data from Preqin show.

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  14. San Francisco City & County earmarks $50 million to American Securities fund

    trueSan Francisco City & County Employees’ Retirement System approved committing up to $50 million to a $5 billion buyout fund managed by American Securities.

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