State of Michigan Retirement Systems approves $615m in commitments

The US public pension has backed seven private equity vehicles in Q4 2019.

Institution: State of Michigan Retirement Systems
Headquarters: Lansing, United States
AUM: $74.75bn
Allocation to alternatives: 38.90%
Bitesize: $100-$200m

State of Michigan Retirement Systems announced $615 million-worth of private equity commitments to seven vehicles in Q4 2019 in its recent board meeting packet.

The commitments comprise of $250 million to Green Equity Investors VIII, $100 million each to Jade Equity Investors and TSSP Institutional Credit Partners III, $60 million to Advent Latin America Private Equity Fund VII and $35 million each to FirstMark Capital OF III, FirstMark Capital V and SKCP Catalyst Fund I.

The $74.75 billion US public pension has a 16.50 percent target allocation to private equity that currently stands at 18.60 percent.

State of Michigan Retirement Systems has made 27 commitments to funds with a 2019 vintage, which combined constitute $2,534.90 billion.

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