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SMCR could require UK management shake-up

Regulation designed to draw clear lines of accountability within firms could mean a rethink of management structures or role definitions.

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.

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.

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.

BC LPs have 5 weeks to decide on Fund IX tender

Investors including CDPQ, Florida SBA and LACERA received a letter on Wednesday outlining the terms of the secondaries transaction, which includes a stapled commitment to the buyout firm’s latest fund.

CalPERS reaffirms commitment to PE

Two days after its chief investment officer hinted at possible cuts in private equity allocations, the Californian pension’s investment committee chair and board vice-president Henry Jones has said in a note on the pension’s website that the asset class is ‘essential’.

CalPERS CIO hints at possible PE cuts

Ted Eliopoulos cited controversies over fee transparency and its governance system as the reason it may need to shrink its private equity allocation.

Strategic Partners seeks $1bn for real assets Fund II

The Blackstone unit expects to take advantage of a rise in dealflow from mature assets.

CPPIB shops $1bn portfolio – exclusive

The private equity portfolio is diversified by vintage and region, Secondaries Investor has learned.