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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.
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.
Texas Teachers sticks with State Street for custody, securities lending
trueexas Teacher Retirement System rehired State Street Bank for custodial and securities lending services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Harvard Management Co. chooses private equity managing director
trueRichard Hall was named managing director of private equity at Harvard Management Co.
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
Texas Teachers commits and invests a combined $2.7 billion
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System in the third quarter invested a total of $1 billion in nine hedge funds and $749 million in long-only equity strategies; it also committed a total of $790 million to five real asset strategies and an aggregate $179 million to private equity strategies.
Real estate investors look beyond commingled funds
trueInstitutional investors are mixing it up in their real estate portfolios with funds-of-one, co-investments and separate accounts gaining popularity.
Texas Teachers picks 2 for global value equity
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System selected two existing external managers — Wellington Management and D.E. Shaw Group — to manage new active global value equity allocations.
Texas TRS assets slip in quarter
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, experienced a 1.36% decline in assets to $115.9 billion in the quarter ended June 30.
Texas Teachers chief Guthrie goes back to school
trueBrian Guthrie is in the inaugural class of a transformative leadership program offered jointly by his graduate school alma mater, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas-Austin, and the University of Adelaide, Australia.
Texas Teachers re-enrolls Gabriel Roeder Smith
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System rehired Gabriel Roeder Smith as actuarial consultant.