Teacher Retirement System of Texas
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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.
Texas Teachers invests in 3rd Ranger fund from LaSalle
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, committed $200 million to Ranger Co-Investment Fund III, the pension fund's third co-investment commitment with real estate manager LaSalle Investment Management.
Texas TRS: Real assets allocation through the years
trueThe Teacher Retirement System of Texas' latest quarterly review of its real assets portfolio shows how its portfolio composition has changed over the years. With a 15% target allocation for the $117.5 billion pension fund, the real assets portfolio aims to achieve a long-term return of 10% while ...
Texas Teachers sets 3% allocation to energy, natural resources
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System is carving out a dedicated energy and natural resources portfolio with an initial allocation of 3% — about $3.5 billion in current dollars.
Texas TRS returns 3.6% in first quarter, topping benchmark
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, outperformed its benchmarks in all periods ended March 31, according to a performance report from Hewitt EnnisKnupp, the consultant to the pension fund's board of trustees.
Texas Teachers makes opportunistic real estate commitments
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $433 million to two opportunistic real estate funds.
Texas Teachers in hunt for actuary
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, is searching for an actuarial consultant.