Ohio State Teachers' Retirement System, Columbus, made three new commitments totaling up to $525 million, spokesman Nick Treneff said in an email.
The $78.6 billion pension fund committed $300 million to buyout fund Thoma Bravo Fund XIII; up to $150 million to Vista Equity Partners Fund VII, a middle-market private equity fund; and $75 million to TowerBrook Investors V, a buyout fund managed by TowerBrook Capital Partners. The commitments mark STRS' eighth with Thoma Bravo, third with TowerBrook and second with Vista Equity Partners.
The pension fund also made a follow-on commitment of $150 million to Tiger Iron Great River Fund, a venture capital fund of funds managed by Tiger Iron Capital. STRS originally committed $100 million to the fund in September 2017.