Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association, Concord, Calif., made two new commitments totaling $75 million, said Timothy Price, chief investment officer, in an e-mail.
The $7.2 billion pension fund committed $50 million to Aether Real Assets IV, a real assets fund that focuses on agriculture, energy and metals, managed by Aether Investment Partners. The pension fund previously committed $75 million to Aether Real Assets III in 2013.
The pension fund also committed $25 million to Siguler Guff DREOF II Co-Investment Fund, managed by Siguler Guff & Co.
The co-investment fund is offered primarily to investors in Siguler Guff Distressed Real Estate Fund II, the distressed real estate fund to which the pension fund committed $80 million in August 2013.