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Insight: Exploring the travails of a Dallas pension

The plight of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System, which has sold on the secondaries market as part of attempts to whittle down its alternatives portfolio, raises questions over governance and the risk for asset managers and advisors.

Tactical sellers and GP liquidity solutions

In this extract from The Secondaries Market, Coller Capital's Gerald Carton, discusses why LPs sell.

Consultation could be beginning of the end for Volcker

The OCC’s investigation could be the first step in dismantling the regulation that restricts a bank’s ability to invest in private equity.

Secondaries boost SBCERA PE performance

The $8.7bn southern Californian pension has sizeable commitments with SL Capital Partners, Partners Group and Industry Ventures.

GPIF mulls private equity applications

The Japanese pension giant has received 23 proposals from private equity funds of funds in its first recruitment drive for external managers for alternatives.

Putting Jeonju on the GP’s map

The world’s third largest pension fund maybe going through turmoil, but its alternatives programme still looks inviting to fundraisers.

PSP Investments CIO departs

Daniel Garant left the Canadian pension plan, which is planning to launch an in-house secondaries team, to pursue other career aspirations.

Why firms buy and sell secondaries

In this extract from The Secondaries Market, Brian Mooney and Jeremy Joersz of Greenhill Cogent discuss seller motivations and buyside demand drivers.

CalPERS to examine leverage policies

The plans may include designing a metric to determine the US's largest public pension’s exposure on a total fund level.

GIC warns of investor complacency

The Singaporean sovereign wealth fund has noted that high pricing amid global market uncertainty will deliver inadequate returns.