Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Texas Teachers commits $1 billion to private equity, real assets funds

Texas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, committed more than $1 billion total to seven private equity and real assets funds in the fourth quarter, according to a transaction report provided to...

February 18, 2014 | 03:35 pm

Texas Teachers commits and invests a combined $2.7 billion

Texas Teacher Retirement System in the third quarter invested a total of $1 billion in nine hedge funds and $749 million in long-only equity strategies; it also committed a total of $790 million to...

January 14, 2014 | 04:07 pm
Real estate investors look beyond commingled funds

Real estate investors look beyond commingled funds

Institutional investors are mixing it up in their real estate portfolios with funds-of-one, co-investments and separate accounts gaining popularity.

November 11, 2013

Texas Teachers picks 2 for global value equity

Texas Teacher Retirement System selected two existing external managers — Wellington Management and D.E. Shaw Group — to manage new active global value...

September 17, 2013 | 04:19 pm

Texas TRS assets slip in quarter

Texas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, experienced a 1.36% decline in assets to $115.9 billion in the quarter ended June 30.

September 12, 2013 | 03:39 pm
Texas Teachers chief Guthrie goes back to school

Texas Teachers chief Guthrie goes back to school

Brian Guthrie is in the inaugural class of a transformative leadership program offered jointly by his graduate school alma mater, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of...

August 19, 2013

Texas Teachers re-enrolls Gabriel Roeder Smith

Texas Teacher Retirement System rehired Gabriel Roeder Smith as actuarial consultant.

July 26, 2013 | 04:16 pm

Texas Teachers invests in 3rd Ranger fund from LaSalle

Texas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, committed $200 million to Ranger Co-Investment Fund III, the pension fund's third co-investment commitment with real estate manager LaSalle Investment ...

July 17, 2013 | 12:52 pm
Texas TRS: Real assets allocation through the years

Texas TRS: Real assets allocation through the years

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas' latest quarterly review of its real assets portfolio shows how its portfolio composition has changed over the years. With a 15% target allocation for the $117....

June 17, 2013 | 01:29 pm

Texas Teachers sets 3% allocation to energy, natural resources

Texas Teacher Retirement System is carving out a dedicated energy and natural resources portfolio with an initial allocation of 3% — about $3.5 billion in current dollars.

June 14, 2013 | 12:40 pm

Texas TRS returns 3.6% in first quarter, topping benchmark

Texas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, outperformed its benchmarks in all periods ended March 31, according to a performance report from Hewitt EnnisKnupp, the consultant to the pension fund's...

June 13, 2013 | 03:38 pm

Texas Teachers makes opportunistic real estate commitments

Texas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $433 million to two opportunistic real estate funds.

June 12, 2013 | 04:13 pm

Texas Teachers in hunt for actuary

Texas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, is searching for an actuarial consultant.

May 23, 2013 | 02:50 pm
Texas Teachers survey: Short yen, real estate and private equity best bets over the next three years

Texas Teachers survey: Short yen, real estate and private equity best bets over the next three years

The latest board meeting presentation for the Texas Teacher Retirement System includes TRS' investment outlook for 2013. Included among its market and macroeconomic outlook charts are results of a...

February 22, 2013 | 03:07 pm

Texas Teachers reports $2.9 billion in Q4 alternatives hires

Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Austin, committed a total of $2.883 billion to a variety of alternative investment funds in the quarter ended Dec. 31, according to transaction reports provided by ...

February 04, 2013 | 03:14 pm