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UK pension scheme quits tobacco9 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.
PSP's private debt portfolio generates 9.2% return13 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 Meketa13 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 strategies14 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 role14 days ago
London Collective Investment Vehicle (London CIV) has appointed Mark Thompson to serve as chief investment officer (CIO), effective from September.
Los Angeles pension fund narrows down global direct lending search to four managers16 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.
London pension fund appoints interim CIO27 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 commitment28 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 credit29 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
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.
UK pension fund appoints manager for private debt portfolio1 month ago
Hampshire County Council Pension Fund has appointed JP Morgan Alternative Asset Management as a private debt portfolio manager.
US pension fund to commit $1.1 billion in private credit by 20201 month ago
Investment consultant NEPC has recommended that Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) commit $550 million in private credit in both 2019 and 2020, according to a private credit review
Pennsylvania pension commits $150 million to European credit funds2 months ago
Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System approved $975 million of investments at its 24 April meeting
Maryland pension carves out private debt bucket2 months ago
The Baltimore pension fund has also mandated a total of $25 million to one direct lending fund and one distressed debt fund
Korean institution hunts for direct lending managers2 months ago
Korea Post has launched a request for proposals in which it seeks out two managers to invest a total of $200 million into global direct lending loans
Searchlight nears first close for $2.75 billion special situations fund2 months ago
Searchlight Capital Partners is expecting to hold a first close for Searchlight Capital III April, according to documents seen by Creditflux
Danish pension fund eyes niche credit opportunities2 months ago
PensionDanmark is preparing for more volatility in 2019 by casting its eye towards niche opportunities in the special situations and distressed debt market. The Copenhagen-based pension fund last month merged its alternatives and private debt platforms
Californian pension reveals 2019 private credit plan2 months ago
Ventura County Employees’ Retirement Association is considering committing up to $80 million to private credit funds, following a recommendation of its investment consultant NEPC
Belgian pension fund appoints JP Morgan to run allocations to alternative investments2 months ago
Hydralis, the statutory pension manager of Belgium water utility Vivaqua, has appointed JP Morgan to manage the fund’s allocation to unlisted assets for an eight years period, Creditflux has learned.
Italian manager launches fund for private debt opportunities2 months ago
DeA Capital Alternative Funds, an Italian asset manager, has launched an alternatives fund to target global private debt investments, along with investments in private equity and infrastructure
US pension backs Vista credit fund3 months ago
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) has approved a $50 million commitment to Vista Credit Partners Fund III, according to documents from the March board of trustees meeting
UK pension allocates £900 million to four private debt managers3 months ago
The £21.9 billion pension fund has awarded £900 million to three private debt managers and one real estate debt manager, according to 6 March board minutes
European regulators lower Solvency II capital charges for private debt3 months ago
The European Commission has amended Solvency II rules to make it easier for insurance companies to invest in private debt and private equity
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