Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Texas Teachers to vote against proposed Samsung C&T, Cheil merger

Texas Teacher Retirement System plans to votes against the proposed merger of Samsung C&T Corp. with Cheil Industries Inc.

July 13, 2015 | 01:23 pm

Texas Teachers allocates $1.28 billion to 7 managers

Texas Teacher Retirement System committed or invested a total of $1.28 billion to eight private investment funds in June.

July 07, 2015 | 03:45 pm
Texas Teachers chalks up 2.6% quarterly return, sets alternatives pacing for next fiscal year

Texas Teachers chalks up 2.6% quarterly return, sets alternatives pacing for next fiscal year

Texas Teacher Retirement System's assets rose 1.9% to $132.4 billion on strong returns during the three-month period ended March 31.

June 12, 2015 | 12:05 pm
Top 10 private equity relationships at Texas TRS

Top 10 private equity relationships at Texas TRS

As of Dec. 31, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas' private equity portfolio had a total exposure of $24.1 billion. Investment market values totaled $15.8 billion and unfunded commitments, $8.3...

June 10, 2015 | 03:19 pm

Texas Teachers assigns $1 billion to five investments

Texas Teacher Retirement System committed more than $1 billion to five alternative investment vehicles in May.

June 04, 2015 | 03:34 pm
Bridgewater strategy pulls in $10 billion in months

Bridgewater strategy pulls in $10 billion in months

Bridgewater Associates LLP has pulled off a feat few other money managers have done: Its newest strategy attracted $10 billion from existing institutional clients in less than a year.

June 01, 2015

Texas Teachers chalks up $1.7 billion in commitments

Texas Teacher Retirement System, Austin, committed a total of $1.7 billion to nine alternative investment funds in late March and April.

May 06, 2015 | 03:32 pm

Texas Teachers commits $470 million to 5 funds

Texas Teacher Retirement System committed about $470 million total to five funds in March.

April 02, 2015 | 04:05 pm

Texas Teachers returns 8.51% in 2014, slightly surpassing benchmark

Texas Teacher Retirement System returned 8.51% in 2014, outperforming its policy index by four basis points, said a performance report prepared by investment consultant Aon Hewitt Investment...

March 26, 2015 | 03:39 pm

Texas Teachers commits $950 million to 4 managers

Texas Teacher Retirement System committed a total of $950 million to five funds in February.

March 10, 2015 | 01:46 pm
Emerging managers finding more opportunities coming from institutions

Emerging managers finding more opportunities coming from institutions

Institutional investors are increasing their interest in emerging money managers as they seek diversity and new talent for their roster.

February 23, 2015

Pension funds have different reasons for using emerging managers

A number of institutional investors say they have emerging manager investment programs — not for social justice purposes, but because it’s a good way to diversify their portfolios.

February 23, 2015 | 12:01 am

Blackstone Energy Partners II raises $4.5 billion

Blackstone Group has begun investing capital from its second energy fund, Blackstone Energy Partners II, which is “effectively closed” with $4.5 billion.

February 23, 2015 | 01:00 pm
Texas Teachers to expand principal investments

Texas Teachers to expand principal investments

Teacher Retirement System of Texas officials plan an all-out campaign to make the $132 billion pension fund more attractive to the world's choicest — and biggest — principal investment...

February 18, 2015 | 10:04 am
Texas Teachers crafting strategic plan for 2015 oil, energy investments

Texas Teachers crafting strategic plan for 2015 oil, energy investments

Texas Teacher Retirement System is developing a strategic investment plan for oil and energy this year.

February 12, 2015 | 03:20 pm