NYSCRF approves $150m commitment

The US public pension has backed a North American private equity fund.

Institution: New York State Common Retirement Fund
Headquarters: Albany, US
AUM: $216.30 billion
Allocation to alternatives: 19.0%

New York State Common Retirement Fund has agreed to commit $150 million to Insight Partners Opportunities Fund I, according to the pension’s August monthly report.

The $216.30 billion US public pension has a 10.0 percent target allocation to private equity that currently stands at 9.40 percent.

As illustrated below, the pension’s recent commitments have been to funds focused on the technology, industrials and manufacturing sectors in North America and Europe.

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