Monday, 20 October 2014
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Aug 16 2007 | 11:02am ET
The $2.4 billion Fresno County Employees’ Retirement Association has voted to allocate $110 million to a trio of private equity funds.
According to the minutes of the system’s July 18 meeting, FCERA’s investment board voted to allocate $70 million to fund of private equity funds shop Portfolio Advisors, which beat out Harborvest and Hamilton Lane for the mandate.
FCERA also allocated $25 million to Warburg Pincus on top of the existing $45 million the firm already manages for the pension fund.
Also, the system allocated another $15 million to New Mountain Capital on top of the $25 million it had previously invested with the firm.
The pension fund had a 5% allocation to alternatives as of the end of March.
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