MLGW approves $4m commitment

The Tennessee-based pension fund has backed a growth-focused co-investment fund.

Institution: Memphis Light, Gas and Water Retirement and Pension System
Headquarters: Memphis, United States
AUM: $1.33 billion
Allocation to alternatives: 26.64%
Bitesize: $1-5m

Memphis Light, Gas and Water Retirement and Pension System has confirmed a $4 million commitment to SSM Growth Equity III Co-Invest Fund, according to the pension’s April 2020 pension board meeting minutes.

The co-investment vehicle will invest alongside SSM Partners’ third series TMT-focused growth fund.

The $1.33 billion US public pension has a 4.73 current allocation to private equity funds.

As illustrated below, MLGW previously committed $25 million to SSM Partners’ Growth Equity Fund II in August 2019.

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