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Wisconsin pension used secondaries market to shrink mega-fund exposure

State of Wisconsin Investment Board's private equity portfolio improved by 520bps amid commitments to fewer managers and sales of stakes in non-core managers.
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Five things to know about Scott Conners’ FlowStone

The veteran of Landmark Partners has launched a secondaries-heavy fund aimed at high-net-worth investors.

Why Rhode Island is joining the buyside

Senior investment officer Jonathan Popielarski discusses why the US pension wants to acquire stakes on the secondaries market and what it is looking to buy.

Blackstone launches impact investing platform

The new platform will sit within the firm's secondaries unit, Strategic Partners, and work with existing impact managers across all asset classes.

LACERA’s secondaries sale slashes GP relationships by one-fifth

The pension system will continue to evaluate funds in which to opportunistically sell and buy interests.

Florida SBA’s secondaries sale boosted 2018 private equity returns

Offloading a $1.3bn portfolio to Ardian helped push the pension system to a since-inception DPI capital ratio of 1.0x.

Connecticut to boost diversification via secondaries

The $31bn Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds will also consider sales of interests in funds managed by discontinued GPs.

Alaska Permanent mulls another secondaries sale

The sovereign wealth fund is also exploring options for an in-state private equity programme, as PE continues to be a top performing asset class.
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