Saturday, 30 August 2014
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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.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...