Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Watch breaking news videos and read news updates about Teacher Retirement System of Texas on pionline.com
Texas Teachers chalks up 2.6% quarterly return, sets alternatives pacing for next fiscal year
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System's assets rose 1.9% to $132.4 billion on strong returns during the three-month period ended March 31.
Top 10 private equity relationships at Texas TRS
trueAs of Dec. 31, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas' private equity portfolio had a total exposure of $24.1 billion. Investment market values totaled $15.8 billion and unfunded commitments, $8.3 billion.
Texas Teachers assigns $1 billion to five investments
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System committed more than $1 billion to five alternative investment vehicles in May.
Bridgewater strategy pulls in $10 billion in months
trueBridgewater Associates LLP has pulled off a feat few other money managers have done: Its newest strategy attracted $10 billion from existing institutional clients in less than a year.
Texas Teachers chalks up $1.7 billion in commitments
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $1.7 billion to nine alternative investment funds in late March and April.
Texas Teachers commits $470 million to 5 funds
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System committed about $470 million total to five funds in March.
Texas Teachers returns 8.51% in 2014, slightly surpassing benchmark
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System returned 8.51% in 2014, outperforming its policy index by four basis points, said a performance report prepared by investment consultant Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting.
Texas Teachers commits $950 million to 4 managers
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System committed a total of $950 million to five funds in February.
Blackstone Energy Partners II raises $4.5 billion
trueBlackstone Group has begun investing capital from its second energy fund, Blackstone Energy Partners II, which is “effectively closed” with $4.5 billion.
Pension funds have different reasons for using emerging managers
trueA number of institutional investors say they have emerging manager investment programs — not for social justice purposes, but because it’s a good way to diversify their portfolios.
Emerging managers finding more opportunities coming from institutions
trueInstitutional investors are increasing their interest in emerging money managers as they seek diversity and new talent for their roster.
Texas Teachers to expand principal investments
trueTeacher Retirement System of Texas officials plan an all-out campaign to make the $132 billion pension fund more attractive to the world's choicest — and biggest — principal investment opportunities.
Texas Teachers crafting strategic plan for 2015 oil, energy investments
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System is developing a strategic investment plan for oil and energy this year.
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.
Texas Teachers bringing risk parity in-house
trueOfficials at the $129 billion Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Austin, are gearing up to manage about $3.4 billion in a risk-parity approach in-house, making it one of the few pension funds to design and manage its own portfolio to even out risk across asset classes.