New Jersey Division of Investment, Trenton, committed $100 million to MHR Institutional Partners IV, a distressed debt fund managed by MHR Fund Management, said Christopher Santarelli, spokesman for the state Treasury Department.
The division, which manages the investments of the $76.8 billion New Jersey Pension Fund, previously committed $50 million to MHR Institutional Partners III in June 2006.
The division also committed $100 million to private equity fund Warburg Pincus Energy Fund. The division previously committed $300 million to Warburg Pincus Private Equity XI in March 2012.
Private equity consultant Strategic Investment Solutions assisted.
Also, the division committed €50 million ($68 million) to Meyer Bergman European Retail Partners II-TE, a non-core real estate fund.
Real estate consultant R.V. Kuhns & Associates assisted.