School Employees’ Retirement System of Ohio approves $200m in commitments

The US public pension has backed three private equity funds.

Institution: School Employees’ Retirement System of Ohio
Headquarters: Columbus, United States
AUM: $14.62bn
Allocation to alternatives: 24.80%
Bitesize: $10-50m

School Employees’ Retirement System of Ohio has agreed to $200 million in private equity commitments, according to the pension’s latest meeting minutes. The commitments comprise of $100 million to Global Transport Income Fund, $50 million to Altas Partners Holdings II and $50 million to Oaktree Special Situations Fund II.

The $14.62 billion US public pension has a 10.0 percent target allocation to private equity that currently stands at 9.90 percent.

According to the charts below, the pension has made seven commitments to private equity funds with a 2018 or 2019 vintage, which combined constitute $321.5 million.

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