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New Hampshire Retirement commits $75 million to private equity, venture capital

New Hampshire Retirement System, Concord, made two new commitments totaling $75 million, said Marty Karlon, pension fund spokesman, in an email.

The $7.7 billion pension fund committed $50 million to Edgewater Growth Capital Partners IV, a buyout fund managed by Edgewater Capital Partners. The pension fund previously committed $20 million to Edgewater Growth Capital Partners III in September 2011.

Also, the pension fund committed $25 million to Top Tier Venture Velocity Fund II, a secondary venture capital fund of funds managed by Top Tier Capital Partners. The pension fund previously committed $20 million to Top Tier Venture Velocity Fund I in September 2014.