Monday, 30 March 2015
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Sep 4 2008 | 8:12am ET
New Jersey’s State Investment Council is looking to boost the state’s $77 billion pension fund private equity portfolio with a trio of commitments.
According to an internal memo, the pensions plan’s director, William Clark, in July proposed a $100 million commitment to JP Morgan Venture Capital Institutional Investors IV, a venture capital commingled fund of funds; $100 million to Lehman Brothers Secondary Opportunities Fund II, a secondary buyout fund; and a $200 million commitment to Lindsay Goldberg Fund III, a small-to-mid market buyout offering.
New Jersey had some $9.5 billion committed to private equity and hedge funds as of the end of July.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
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…