SWIB approves $514m in commitments

The US public pension has backed eight private equity funds.

Institution: State of Wisconsin Investment Board
Headquarters: Madison, US
AUM: $132.06 billion
Allocation to alternatives: 17.0%

State of Wisconsin Investment Board has confirmed $513.5 million-worth of private equity commitments to eight vehicles, published in the pension’s Q3 2020 report.

The commitments comprise $100 million to TSSP Adjacent Opportunities Partners (open-ended), $100 million to Resolute Fund V, $82.5 million to Clearlake Flagship Plus Partners, €50 million to DPE Deutschland IV, $50 million to Harvest Partners Structured Capital Fund III, $50 million to Yellow Wood Capital Partners III, $35 million to Seaside Equity Partners I and $35 million to Council Capital IV.

The 132.06 billion US public pension has a 10.0 percent allocation to private equity and debt, which are grouped together as a single asset class within the pension’s portfolio.

As illustrated below, the pension fund’s recent commitments are to vehicles focused on the financial services, renewables, healthcare, technology and leisure sectors within the Europe and North America regions.

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