Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, Hartford, committed $100 million to Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe XII, a buyout fund, said Denise Nappier, state treasurer and principal fiduciary for the $29.2 billion pension fund, in an e-mail.
The commitment was announced at the state’s investment advisory council meeting Wednesday. WCAS XII focuses on health care and information business services, seeking higher risk-adjusted returns through buyout, restructuring and growth investments.
Ms. Nappier had announced at the April 13 IAC meeting that she was considering making this commitment to this fund.
The pension fund committed $100 million to WCAS XI in 2009.