Sunday, 19 April 2015
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Apr 13 2007 | 11:12am ET
The Washington State Investment Board’s private markets committee recently approved up to $550 million in commitments to three private equity funds.
Specifically, the committee recommended a $250 million allocation to Providence Equity Partners VI, a $12 billion media and entertainment buyout fund. The committee also recommended an allocation of up to $100 million in Affinity Asia Pacific Fund III, a $2.5 billion fund that makes controlling equity investments in Pacific Rim countries. Both are new additions to Washington’s hefty p.e. portfolio.
The committee also voted on a $200 million allocation to Blackstone Capital Partners V.
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…