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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.
Washington State Investment Board sets $500 million for timber, infrastructure
trueWashington State Investment Board hired Twin Creeks Timber to manage $300 million in timberland and committed $200 million to ISQ Cube Hydro Co-Investment Fund.
Washington State Investment Board taps 2 for emerging markets equity
trueWashington State Investment Board hired Brandes Investment Partners to manage up to $300 million and AQR Capital Management to run up to $500 million in emerging markets equity.
Washington chooses Empower as record keeper for 4 state DC plans
trueWashington State Department of Retirement Systems hired Empower Retirement as record keeper for the department’s deferred compensation program and for three defined contribution plans whose investments are overseen by the $103.6 billion Washington State Investment Board, Olympia, said Marcie Frost, ...
Washington State Investment Board commits $1.35 billion to 4 managers
trueWashington State Investment Board, Olympia, committed up to $1.35 billion to six private equity funds, said board spokeswoman Liz Mendizabal.
Washington State commits nearly $1.1 billion to alternatives funds
trueWashington State Investment Board made six new commitments to alternatives funds totaling up to $1.09 billion.
Washington state high court rules pension benefit reductions are constitutional
trueThe Washington State Supreme Court upheld as constitutional two bills passed by the state Legislature in 2007 and 2011 that reduced benefits for some participants in several of the state's pension funds.
Financial Accounting Foundation appoints Washington CIO to board
trueGary H. Bruebaker, chief investment officer for the $100.6 billion Washington State Investment Board was named to a trustee position on the 17-member Financial Accounting Foundation.
Washington State Investment Board commits up to $1.8 billion
trueWashington State Investment Board approved up to $1.8 billion in alternatives commitments.
Washington State Investment Board commits $800 million to 5 funds
trueWashington State Investment Board made five new commitments totaling up to $800 million.
Washington State Investment Board commits $1.2 billion to 4 alts funds
trueWashington State Investment Board, Olympia, made four new commitments totaling up to $1.2 billion.
Washington State Investment Board commits up to $650 million
trueWashington State Investment Board made four new commitments totaling up to $650 million.
Washington Department of Retirement Systems on lookout for search consultant
trueWashington Department of Retirement Systems, Tumwater, is searching for a defined contribution plan search consultant to assist in preparing and evaluating an RFP for third-party record keepers.
SWIB invests $275 million across 3 hedge funds
trueState of Wisconsin Investment Board, Madison, hired three hedge fund managers, investing a combined $275 million in their funds.