Sunday, 19 April 2015
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Feb 20 2007 | 10:35am ET
The Board of Trustees of the Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois has approved $325 million in private equity commitments to five funds. The commitments are being funded with cash and the system’s passive/enhanced index accounts.
The commitments have been made to the following firms: $50 million to Carlyle Venture Partners III, a venture capital fund; $50 million to Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking Partners IV, a buyout fund; $100 million to Leonard Green Equity Investors V, a buyout fund focused on the consumer retail sector; $100 million to Silver Lake Partners III, a buyout fund focused on the technology sector; and $25 million to Providence Equity Partners VI, a buyout fund focused on media and telecommunications.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…