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Texas Employees earmarks $165 million for 2 managers

Texas Employees Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $165 million to two alternative funds in October, a transaction report showed.

The $27.5 billion pension fund committed $100 million to TPG Asia VII, a private equity fund that will focus on mid to large buyouts across Asian countries. This is the fund's first commitment to a TPG fund.

Waterton Residential Property Venture XIII received a $65 million commitment for investment in multifamily properties in major U.S. markets. The pension fund committed a total of $125 million to the previous fund in the Waterton Associates series in 2015.