University of Vermont’s investment subcommittee has approved a $5 million commitment to Denham Oil and Gas Fund, an energy infrastructure fund.
Japan Post Insurance (Kampo Life) has established an alternative investment division to explore the global investment opportunities of private equity, real estate, infrastructure and hedge fund investments.
New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has committed $30 million to Bluescape Energy Recapitalization and Restructuring Fund III.
Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund revealed in its annual report that it is increasing allocation to infrastructure debt, for example, UK middle-market and new emerging market infrastructure investments.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with National Development and Reform Commission of China to offer expertise to address the ageing population problems in China. CPPIB expressed it values the benefits of information sharing with the policy-maker in growth markets.
School Employees' Retirement System of Ohio has made a $50 million commitment to AMP Capital Global Infrastructure Fund.
South Carolina Retirement System appointed Geoffrey Berg as its Chief Investment Officer.
Kentucky Retirement Systems’ board has committed a total of $100 million to Kayne Anderson Energy Fund VII on behalf of its pension and insurance funds.
In Q2 2016, Michigan Department of Treasury made a commitment of $50 million to Orion Mine Finance II.
IFM Investors has appointed Joe Tremblay and Dan Kim as Business Development Directors in North America. They join the Australian fund manager’s LP-focused team in North America following the appointment of a Global Head of IR in June.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has appointed Graeme Eadie Senior Managing Director & Global Head of Real Assets. He will manage real estate, infrastructure and agriculture investments.
Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ), Kuwait Investment Authority and State General Reserve Fund (SGRF) of the Sultanate of Oman have committed to the investment platform, jointly created by Tata Power and ICICI Venture, to target power projects in India.
Lakeland Retirement System has committed $25 million to Tortoise Direct Opportunities Fund.
Eurofer pension fund has committed €25 million to Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5.
Strathclyde Pension Fund has approved a follow-on commitment of GBP30 million to Green Investment Bank's Offshore Wind Fund.
QIC told PEI that it is planning to invest in two to three unlisted infrastructure funds and considering private infrastructure debt investment. However, it expressed that listed infrastructure equity is not their appetite.
New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has committed $100 million to a fund of one Caledon Infrastructure Co-Investment Fund II.
Contra Costa County Employees' Retirement Association(CCCERA) is searching for a private markets advisor to work with internal staff in managing CCCERA’s existing private asset program.
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