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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.
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 ...