WSIB approves $175m commitment

The US public pension has backed a multi-regional focused fund.

Institution: Washington State Investment Board
Headquarters: Olympia, United States
AUM: $141.79bn
Allocation to alternatives: 35.17%
Bitesize: $100-200m

Washington State Investment Board has committed up to $175 million to GI Data Infrastructure Fund, a contact at the pension informed Private Equity International.

The $141.79 billion US public pension has a 35.17 percent allocation to alternative investments, of which 4.03 percent is dedicated to infrastructure investments.

As illustrated in the charts below, the LP has made two commitments to infrastructure funds in 2019, which combined constitute $375 million.

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