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Columbia, South Carolina

South Carolina pension to double growth equity exposure

The $32bn pension plans to allocate as much as 20% of its private equity portfolio to growth and mid-market-focused GPs.
Willis Towers Watson’s Pensions & Investments World 300 for the year ended 2018

World’s largest pensions hold alts exposure steady – report

The world’s 20 largest sovereign and public pension funds allocated 22% of their assets to alternatives and cash last year, according to Willis Towers Watson.
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LP appetite for PE creates exposure shortfalls – report

Almost two-thirds of US public pension plans with private equity targets are under-allocated to the asset class, according to eVestment.
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Wind Point pulls in new investor for Fund IX

The firm has been cautious about its fund sizes and measured in coming back to market with successive funds.
Sacramento,, California

CalPERS hits highest PE commitment level post-GFC

The US's largest public pension made $4.3bn of commitments in the first half of the year.
Pounds

UK pension consolidation is bad news for lower mid-market

With pension pooling, lower mid-market GPs may not see allocations because of size and allocation issues.

How Arizona PSPRS plans to overhaul its portfolio

The pension system is combining alternative assets into one pool and will re-assess all GP relationships, trimming for better strategic partnerships.

The 10 largest H1 2019 closes and the LPs in them

Find out which investors committed to the vehicles that raised 43% of the total capital between them.
Down under: private equity performed worse than Australian listed property and global listed infrastructure in superannuation funds' portfolios

Aussie supers’ PE returns drop ahead of ‘challenging’ conditions

Private equity was the third-best performing asset class for the past year, behind Australian listed property at 19.4% and global listed infrastructure at 14.9%.

Florida SBA’s John Bradley on its next moves

Five years into restructuring its private equity portfolio, the $160bn Florida State Board of Administration limited partner is now expanding its focus into distressed strategies and building its Asia exposure.
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