Public pensions

Ohio School Employees makes $75 million real estate commitment

Ohio School Employees Retirement System committed $75 million to Lubert-Adler Real Estate Fund VII, a non-core real estate fund managed by Lubert-Adler Partners.

April 22, 2015 | 04:00 pm

Austin Firefighters commits $15 million to private equity fund of funds

Austin (Texas) Firefighters Relief & Retirement Fund committed $15 million to FLAG Private Equity VI.

April 22, 2015 | 03:53 pm

Arizona State Retirement earmarks $100 million for Blackstone

Arizona State Retirement System committed $100 million to Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII, managed by Blackstone Group.

April 22, 2015 | 03:48 pm
 North Carolina launches second in-state private equity fund

North Carolina launches second in-state private equity fund

North Carolina Treasurer Janet Cowell announced Wednesday the launch of a second innovation fund that will invest in North Carolina-centered companies.

April 22, 2015 | 03:39 pm

CalSTRS invests $100 million in activist hedge fund

California State Teachers’ Retirement System, West Sacramento, invested $100 million in activist hedge fund Red Mountain Capital Partners.

April 22, 2015 | 03:27 pm

Canadian government considering lifting public share limits for federal pension funds

The Canadian government will hold public consultations with the country’s federal pension funds to consider eliminating the current 30% limit for holding voting shares of an individual company.

April 22, 2015 | 03:10 pm

Lubbock Fire Pension Fund makes Blackstone commitment

Lubbock (Texas) Fire Pension Fund committed $10 million to the Blackstone Real Estate Income Fund.

April 21, 2015 | 01:42 pm

San Mateo County slates $10 million to infrastructure fund

San Mateo County Employees' Retirement Association committed $10 million to Everstream Solar Infrastructure Fund I.

April 21, 2015 | 04:28 pm

Lexington Capital Partners VIII closes at $10.1 billion

Lexington Partners closed its latest private equity secondary market fund, the $10.1 billion Lexington Capital Partners VIII, hitting its hard cap after 15 months in fundraising.

April 21, 2015 | 03:25 pm

University of California's head of hedge funds leaving

Lynda Choi, the University of California's managing director and head of hedge funds, is leaving her position.

April 21, 2015 | 04:19 pm

Alaska Retirement commits $92 million to 5 funds

Alaska Retirement Management Board committed a total of $91.8 million to five private equity funds.

April 21, 2015 | 04:26 pm
N.J. Education Association breaks off talks with Christie pension fund commission

N.J. Education Association breaks off talks with Christie pension fund commission

The New Jersey Education Association on Tuesday announced that “no further discussion will be occurring” with the New Jersey Pension and Health Benefit Study Commission, which has...

April 21, 2015 | 04:09 pm

Imperial County Employees issues call for new retirement administrator

Imperial County Employees’ Retirement System is searching for a new retirement administrator..

April 21, 2015 | 03:01 pm

Judge gives R.I. pension lawsuit settlement preliminary approval

A proposed settlement to end litigation against Rhode Island’s state pension overhaul has been given preliminary approval.

April 20, 2015 | 04:07 pm
It's time for leadership

It's time for leadership

The time has come for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to exhibit leadership.

April 20, 2015