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Memphis Light, Gas & Water earmarks $38 million for distressed debt fund

Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division, Memphis, Tenn., committed $38 million to GoldenTree Distressed Fund III, a distressed debt fund managed by GoldenTree Asset Management, said Tamara Nolen, MLGW spokeswoman, in an email.

The $1.5 billion pension fund previously committed $37 million to GoldenTree Distressed Fund II in 2014. The commitment is allocated to the pension fund's fixed-income asset class, which had an actual allocation of 24.8% as of Dec. 31.

Investment consultant Gavion assisted.