Monday, 30 March 2015
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Nov 9 2006 | 1:14pm ET
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System has made a $500 million commitment to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’ latest private equity fund.
CalPERS spokesman Brad Pacheco confirmed that the investment will be reported to the board of the nation’s largest public pension fund. The investment has already been made, he said. It does not require board approval.
KKR 2006 is KKR’s 11th p.e. fund. The $15.5 billion fund will invest in North American and European large-cap companies, focusing on investments requiring between $150 million and $600 million in equity.
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…