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Texas Pension Official: Sovereign-Wealth Funds Crowd Out Pensions on Co-Investing Opportunities

At a recent board meeting, a top official at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas outlined an emerging source of competition for pension funds looking to co-invest: sovereign wealth funds. Britt Harris, the pension fund’s CIO, said that his fund might have to consider new strategies to get in on the best co-investing opportunities, according to ...
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Indiana Pension Commits $100 Million to Real Estate Fund

The Indiana Public Retirement System has committed $100 million to a Blackstone fund that invests in real estate. From IPE Real Estate: The US pension fund, which has had limited exposure to core-plus funds, said it was unconcerned by Blackstone’s move into core-plus property and its branching out into opportunistic strategies. Most of Indiana’s ...
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Recruiting Private Equity Talent Getting More Expensive For Pension Funds

As more pension funds participate in direct investing or co-investing ventures, they find the need for private equity experts on their staff. But the cost of getting that talent is growing: a recent survey found that almost 50 percent of pension funds are having to shovel out higher salaries to recruit and retain private equity employees. From the Financial ...
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Preqin: More Pensions Invested in Private Equity, But Average Allocation Down From 2013

Data from Preqin shed some light on private equity activity in 2014, and showed that more public pension funds invested in private equity in 2014. Even still, public pensions’ average allocation to private equity has dipped slightly since 2013. From ThinkAdvisor: Preqin, the investment alternatives data provider, found that the number of active U.S.-based ...
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