Ohio School Employees Retirement System, Columbus, made four new commitments totaling up to $190 million, said Tim Barbour, pension fund spokesman, in an email.
The $13.2 billion pension fund committed $50 million to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners VI, a middle-market buyout fund. The pension fund previously committed $50 million to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners V in 2013.
The plan also committed up to $50 million to LBC Credit Partners IV, a middle-market direct lending fund. It is the first time the pension fund has made a commitment to an LBC Credit Partners fund.
Also, the pension fund committed $50 million to Carlyle Realty Partners VIII, a closed-end real estate fund managed by Carlyle Group $40 million to buyout fund Graham Partners IV. Mr. Barbour said the pension fund has previously committed to funds from both managers, but did not specify which ones.