Thursday, 2 October 2014
Last updated 16 min ago
Sep 17 2007 | 11:52am ET
The $245 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System has allocated $546 million to Standard Life Investments (Private Equity) Limited, which invests in small- to middle-market buyout funds in Europe via the European Strategic Partners-Golden Bear Europe Fund.
“Our new partner offers us unique access to the premier managers and co-investment opportunities in Europe, leveraging SLIPE’s strong relationships and proven track record,” said CalPERS Chief Investment Officer Russell Read. “We have a particular need for a partner who will focus exclusively on Small to Middle market European private equity.”
Edinburgh, Scotland-based Standard Life is globally ranked by Watson Wyatt as the sixth largest manager of p.e. funds of funds for pension plans.
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Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
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