Christian Super approves $140m in commitments

The Australian based public pension has backed 16 private equity funds.

Institution: Christian Super
Headquarters: New South Wales, Australia
AUM: A$1.68 billion
Allocation to alternatives: 8.5%

Christian Super has confirmed $140 million-worth of private equity commitments to 16 vehicles.

The commitments comprise $900,000 to Sovereign’s Capital Fund I, $3.5 million to Sovereign’s Capital Fund II, $4.5 million to LeapFrog Financial Inclusion Fund II, $10 million each to Crown Asia-Pacific Private Equity IV and LeapFrog Emerging Consumer Fund III, $5 million to IFC Catalyst Fund, $3.5 million to Unitus Livelihoods Impact Fund, $5 million each to Abraaj Growth Markets health Fund and Sovereign’s Capital III, $20 million each to Siguler Guff Small Buyout Opportunities Fund IV, Siguler Guff Small Buyout Opportunities Fund III and Crown Co-Investment Opportunities II, A$10 million ($7 million; €6 million) to Australia New Zealand Forest Fund 3, A$‎20 million ($14 million; €12 million) to Brightlight Real Estate Impact Fund, €5 million to Partners Group Life 2018 and £4.18 million ($6 million; €5 million) to Circularity European Growth Fund I.

The A$1.68 billion Australian based public pension currently has a 8.5 percent allocation to private equity.

As illustrated below, the pension fund’s recent commitments are to funds focused on the energy, technology and healthcare sectors within the Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America regions.

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