Penn SERS committed $75m to latest PSG fund

The Us public pension has backed private growth equity vehicle.

Name:  Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System
Headquarters: Harrisburg, US
AUM: $33.8 billion
Allocation to private equity: 5.06%

The board of the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System (Penn SERS) approved a $75 million investment in PSG VI‘s private equity asset class.

Treasury inflation-protected securities and fixed-income investments held by Penn SERS contributed to the portfolio’s decline, losing 12.99% and 12.34% for the year and 5.06% for its private equity portfolio in 2022, respectively.

PSG is a Boston-based firm that works with growth-stage software companies throughout North America and Europe. The pension fund has made various investments in PSG funds, most recently up to $50 million in PSG V in 2021.

Penn SERS often makes commitments to private equity funds focused on North America across TMT sectors and diverse strategies, as illustrated below.

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