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  1. Texas Teachers picks new head for emerging managers

    trueCheryl Lynette Hines will join the Texas Teacher Retirement System on Dec. 1 as director of the $129 billion fund's emerging managers program.

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  1. Texas Teachers is top private equity performer — report

    trueTexas Teacher Retirement System had the best 10-year annualized private equity returns among public pension funds for the end of fiscal year 2013, a report from the Private Equity Growth Capital Council said.

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  2. Texas TRS directional hedge funds generate highest alpha in fund's external markets portfolio

    trueIn the three-year period ended June 30, directional hedge funds generated annualized alpha of 4.6 percentage points – the highest of any portfolio in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas' external public markets program. Directional hedge funds generated one-year alpha of as of June 30 of 5.5 ...

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  3. Texas Teachers tweaks strategic asset allocation

    trueTexas Teacher Retirement System adopted a new strategic asset allocation at its board meeting Thursday that raises the allocation to private markets, adds a 5% allocation to risk-parity strategies, and slightly cuts the allocation to directional hedge funds

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  4. Texas Teachers commits $2.1 billion to 17 funds

    trueTexas Teacher Retirement System committed a total of $2.1 billion to 17 private market funds in the quarter ended June 30.

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  5. 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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  6. Hedge fund manager Winton Capital making headway with long-only strategy

    trueNorth American investors are helping Winton Capital Management Ltd. make progress — albeit slowly — toward its founder's goal of becoming a $100 billion company.

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  7. Texas Teachers sticks with State Street for custody, securities lending

    trueexas Teacher Retirement System rehired State Street Bank for custodial and securities lending services.

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  8. Texas Teachers' emerging managers director leaving

    trueStuart Bernstein, director of the $2 billion emerging managers program at Texas Teacher Retirement System, is leaving the $130 billion fund Tuesday.

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  9. Illinois Teachers commits to 2 funds, lowers assumed rate of return

    trueIllinois Teachers' Retirement System approved a total of $150 million for two commitments to existing managers from the $44.2 billion pension fund's private equity portfolio.

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  10. Texas Teachers commits $1.8 billion in Q1

    trueTexas Teacher Retirement System committed a total of $1.8 billion to 14 private market investment funds in the quarter ended March 31.

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  11. Texas Teachers powers up first energy consultant

    trueTexas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, hired Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. as the $123.9 billion pension fund’s first specialist energy investment consultant, subject to successful contract negotiations.

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  12. Harvard Management Co. chooses private equity managing director

    trueRichard Hall was named managing director of private equity at Harvard Management Co.

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  13. Texas Teachers commits $1 billion to private equity, real assets funds

    trueTexas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, committed more than $1 billion total to seven private equity and real assets funds in the fourth quarter, according to a transaction report provided to Pensions & Investments

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