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Petco valuations through the years
trueCVC Capital Partners and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board announced they had entered into an agreement to buy Petco Animal Supplies from TPG and Leonard Green & Partners for $4.6 billion.
Largest pension fund investors in First Data deal
trueKKR's First Data Corp. finally made its initial public offering debut this week, receiving net proceeds of $2.5 billion on the sale of 160 million shares. The company had hoped to raise between $2.8 billion and $3.2 billion.
Oregon commits $100 million to Brazil agriculture fund
trueOregon Investment Council, which runs the $69.7 billion Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, committed $100 million to Brookfield Brazil Agriculture Fund II.
Oregon Investment Council places $1 billion with 2 managers
trueOregon Investment Council committed $750 million to hedge fund manager AQR Capital Management and up to $250 million to private equity manager General Atlantic for a managed account.
Public pension funds taking a new look at return assumptions
trueConcerns about the investment horizon are leading executives at some public pension plans to scale back or consider reducing their assumed rate of return.
Investments in energy up despite freefall in prices
trueAs low oil and gas prices are cutting into alternative investment returns, some investors are doubling down, pouring more capital into the sector.
Oregon Public Retirement could hike renewable energy investments
trueOregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is seeking an increase in renewable energy investments by the $71 billion Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund.
Oregon puts $500 million with Blackstone Capital Partners VII
trueOregon Investment Council, which runs the $70.3 billion Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Salem, committed up to $500 million to private equity fund Blackstone Capital Partners VII.
Oregon top court curbs legislative cuts to pension benefits
trueOregon’s highest court curbed, but didn’t eliminate, public-sector pension benefit cuts aimed at saving cities, counties and school districts millions of dollars in annual payments.
Oregon Investment Council tables decision to increase liquid alternatives allocation
trueOregon Investment Council tabled a decision on whether to adopt a new target asset allocation that would reduce private equity and increase liquid alternatives.
Oregon Investment Council plots up to $2 billion in alts commitments, adopts ESG criteria
trueOregon Investment Council, Tigard, which manages the $70 billion Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Salem, in 2015 expects to make $1.5 billion to $2 billion in commitments to its alternatives portfolio, which includes infrastructure, natural resources and hedge funds, said a report for its ...
Oregon Investment Council sets $2 billion for Dimensional
trueOregon Investment Council which runs the $68.2 billion Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, invested $2 billion with Dimensional Fund Advisors for a domestic large-cap core equity allocation.
Oregon PERS taps new executive director
trueSteve Rodeman, was named executive director of the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System, Tigard, starting on Nov. 1.
Oregon Investment Council commits up to $950 million
trueOregon Investment Council, Tigard, which manages the $70 billion Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Salem, made up to $950 million in commitments to alternatives funds, said Michael Cox, council spokesman.
Oregon PERS executive director to retire Dec. 1
truePaul Cleary, executive director of the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System, will retire on Dec. 1.