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DBRS's van Koolbergen: direct lenders are pre-packaging “CLOs-of-one” to attract insurers [video]3 days ago
DBRS's Jerry van Koolbergen talks to Creditflux's Michelle D'souza after his panel at the Creditflux Debtwire US Mid Market Forum
NAIC reports that US insurers more than doubled their CLO holdings in 20185 days ago
The National Association of Insurance Companies (NAIC) announced that US-based insurance companies own $122 billion in CLO paper as of 2018 year-end – more than double the $54 billion reported for year-end 2017
South Carolina pension backs tech-focused BDC6 days ago
South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission (RSIC) has committed $100 million to Owl Rock Technology Finance Corporation, according to documents seen by Creditflux
UK pension scheme quits tobacco7 days ago
Nest is set to go tobacco free across all its investments, with the largest UK pension master trust expecting that the process will take up to two years.
Arizona pension bullish on private credit after beating benchmark10 days ago
Credit returns have bolstered performance for Arizona State Retirement System – and the pension fund remains bullish on future allocations to private debt
Los Angeles pension fund to shortlist illiquid credit managers10 days ago
Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) is set to select semi-finalists for an $500 million illiquid credit mandate by July
PSP's private debt portfolio generates 9.2% return11 days ago
Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP) has generated a 9.2% one-year rate of return of its private debt portfolio, exceeding its 5.7% benchmark,
US pension replaces Cliffwater with Meketa11 days ago
Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds has selected Meketa as a consultant to oversee its opportunistic investments, which consists of direct lending and opportunistic credit investments, along with investments in hedge funds and real assets.
US pensions funds allocate to Lone Star and Raven credit strategies12 days ago
Two US-based pension schemes have invested in funds with exposure to credit, highlighting the appetite of institutional investors towards off-the-run asset classes.
HSBC pension chief joins London CIV in top role12 days ago
London Collective Investment Vehicle (London CIV) has appointed Mark Thompson to serve as chief investment officer (CIO), effective from September.
Louisiana pension retains Hamilton Lane and plans private debt commitments13 days ago
The $20 billion Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL) board has voted to retain Hamilton Lane as its private markets manager to oversee its private debt and private equity portfolios.
Japanese pension fund turns its attention to credit funds13 days ago
Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has launched a request for information (RFI) on private debt with the institution looking into new assets classes in a bid to generate higher returns
Los Angeles pension fund narrows down global direct lending search to four managers14 days ago
Los Angeles City Employees Retirement System (Lacers) has listed the finalists for a private credit mandate, according to an agenda document seen by Creditflux.
San Mateo pension backs BlackRock direct lending fund17 days ago
San Mateo County Employees' Retirement Association is set to make a commitment of $35 million to BlackRock Direct Lending Fund IX, according to an agenda item document seen by Creditflux.
US pension fund eyes corporate lending fund19 days ago
Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS) considers investing in Solar Capital Partners Corporate Lending Fund, according to a board of trustees investments memorandum seen by Creditflux
Texas pension backs mine finance fund20 days ago
Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) is set to commit up to $150 million to Orion Mine Finance Fund III, consisting of a $100 million commitment to the fund and $50 million for co-investment
US pension funds on hunt for investment grade managers24 days ago
Two US based pension funds have launched requests for proposals (RFPs), searching for investment grade fixed income managers.
London pension fund appoints interim CIO25 days ago
London Collective Investment Vehicle, the fund manager for the pooled investments of 32 London Local Authority Pension Funds, has appointed Michael Pratten as interim chief investment officer
Bain plans $3 billion distressed fund with US pension fund eyeing commitment26 days ago
Pennsylvania Public School Employees Retirement System (PSERS) is set to invest $200 million to Bain Capital Distressed and Special Situations 2019 (DSS 19) fund, according to documents seen by Creditflux.
Border to Coast pension seeks exposure to UK investment grade credit27 days ago
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership is set to begin a manager selection process, seeking UK investment grade credit and global multi-asset credit funds
Ohio pension backs GSO's upcoming European direct lending fund1 month ago
Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund (OP&F) has approved a $50 million commitment to GSO European Debt Fund II
Minnesota State to earmark $100 million for private credit1 month ago
Minnesota State Board of Investment is considering a $100 million commitment to LBC Credit Partners V, according to a quarterly updates document seen by Creditflux
Largest UK pension appoints new CEO of investments1 month ago
Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has appointed a new chief executive officer of its investment management business
Illinois pension backs real estate funds1 month ago
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund has earmarked $150 million for commitments to Rockwood Capital Real Estate Partners XI and Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies IV.
New investments drive Canada Pension Plan’s credit returns to 8.7%1 month ago
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)’s credit portfolio has delivered good returns during the 2019 fiscal year, despite the market volatility, according to the institution’s annual financial report
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