Ohio State Teachers' Retirement System, Columbus, committed $50 million to Silver Lake Partners VI.
The $81.3 billion pension fund's investment staff disclosed the commitment to the buyout fund at the Sept. 17 board meeting, said Nick Treneff, pension fund spokesman.
Silver Lake Partners VI targets global large-cap technology firms. It is the pension fund's sixth investment with the manager, Mr. Treneff said.
As of Aug. 31, the pension fund's actual allocation to private equity was 9.2%.