Texas Teachers’ makes €125m commitment

The US public pension fund has backed a European buyout fund.

Institution: Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Headquarters: Austin, United States
AUM: $151.00bn
Allocation to alternatives: 31.51%
Bitesize: $200-500m

In October 2018, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas made a commitment of €125 million to Triton Fund V, according to an email from Rob Maxwell, investments communications specialist at the pension fund. Triton Partners targets mid-sized companies across Western Europe.

The $151 billion US public pension has a 13.0 percent target allocation to private equity that currently stands at 13.2 percent.

As illustrated in the charts below, Texas Teachers’ has made five fund commitments between September and October 2018.

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