Washington Commits $1.5B To Global Private Equity Funds

Nov 15 2007 | 11:29am ET

The $63.9 billion Washington State Investment Board has approved commitments of up to $1.5 billion to four private equity funds focusing on buyouts in the U.S., Europe and Latin America.

The system is committing up to $700 million to the KKR European Fund III, a large-cap, pan-European buyout fund with a target size of €6 billion to €8 billion (US$8.8 billion to US$11.7 billion); up to $750 million to the $12 billion Warburg Pincus Private Equity X fund; up to $25 million to the $1.3 billion Advent Latin American Private Equity Fund IV, which invests primarily in Mexico, Brazil and Argentina; and up to $50 million to the Avenue Special Situations Fund V, a targeted $6 billion distressed debt fund.


In Depth

Debunking Conventional Investment Wisdom

Feb 8 2017 | 3:22pm ET

Due diligence in the hedge fund world has long involved some combination of the...

Lifestyle

'Tis the Season: Wall Street Holiday Parties Back In Fashion

Dec 22 2016 | 9:23pm ET

Spending on Wall Street holiday parties has largely returned to pre-2008 levels...

Guest Contributor

iCapital Network: The Trump Effect On Direct Lending

Feb 23 2017 | 4:21pm ET

The arrival of the Trump Administration has raised questions among private debt...

 

From the current issue of