WSIB approves $550m in commitments

The US public pension has allocated new commitments to private equity.

Institution: Washington State Investment Board
Headquarters: Olympia, US
AUM: $142.5 billion
Allocation to alternatives: 42.02%

Washington State Investment Board has approved $350 million to BGH Capital Fund II and $200 million to GTCR Strategic Growth Fund.

WSIB has a 23 percent target allocation to private equity that currently stands at 25.56 percent.

As illustrated below, the $142.5 billion US public pension’s recent private equity commitments have tended to target diversified sectors in North America.

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