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bfinance bolsters institutional efforts

Senior hires in UK, Ireland and Apac amid increased institutional focus


Ipers eyes $500m private credit spend

$28.8bn scheme also funds Wadhwani AM as part of liquid absolute return programme

Oklahoma tobacco trust searching for US direct lending funds

$1bn endowment issues RFP through consultant NEPC for mandate up to $50m



California uni increases HF target allocation

Strategic asset plan also sees PE investments double from 1 July 2017


UN PRI to launch first hedge fund ESG DDQ

Talks in place for HF ‘Green index’


Aon Hewitt set to launch 50-strong emerging manager MAP

Vision to cater to mid-size pensions and family office investors


Michigan uni approves $185m HF spend

Technology-focused Matrix Capital Management among firms to receive allocation


Oklahoma pension renews Paamco, Grosvenor mandates

Board of police pension system also votes to retain Oaktree and Wellington among other managers


Crestline Investors hires Constellation Associates pro

Chris Golio joins Fort Worth-headquartered firm as managing director


Bell Pottinger launches alts crisis management service with law firm

Comms heavyweight and Michelmores team up to provide legal and reputation advice


PSers searching for private markets consultant

Respondents must have at least two public pension clients, according to RFP issued by $50bn allocator


Hampshire to redeem from HFs despite consultant recommendation

Trustees for $278m US pension cite poor performance and lack of transparency


Sonoma County eyes move to 130/30 fund

Cali pension to consider moving $120m long-only account to hedged equity vehicle



Nashville Metro boosts fixed income alts allocation

$2.8bn scheme allocates $30m to O’Brien Staley Partners


Blackstone, GSAM in running for $580m customised mandate

BlackRock and Grosvenor also named finalists to run fund-of-one for LA water pension scheme


NZ Super invests $250m in Canyon Capital

$22.5bn SWF funded distressed credit managed account last year, updated portfolio listings indicate


Pennsylvania Sers cuts HF target, creates multi-strat bucket

Move follows review of asset class by $26bn Harrisburg-based scheme


Hurdle rates top investor fee preferences

Frequency of negotiations and customised arrangements also growing, Deutsche Bank research finds