Univ. of Minn. Makes $80 Million Allocation To Private Equity

Mar 21 2007 | 12:04pm ET

The University of Minnesota’s board of regents is making $80 million in new private equity commitments from the school's $1 billion endowment.

The board recommended investments of $5 million in Charles River Partnership and $20 million in TCW Energy Fund XIV. In addition, the board recommended allocations of $10 million to Vesbridge Partners, $15 million to Index Partners, $15 million to BayNorth Capital and $15 million to the India Real Estate Opportunity Fund.

The fund has two 20% allocations, created last year, to private equity, distressed debt and real assets.

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