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CalPERS, UBS form $500 mln infrastructure partnership

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System has formed a strategic partnership with UBS Global Asset Management for infrastructure investments. The partnership, called Golden State Matterhorn, has capital commitments of $485 million from CalPERS and $15 million from UBS. UBS will be the managing member of the partnership.

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GI Partners acquires 850 Winter Street

GI Partners has acquired 850 Winter Street in the Reservoir Woods office park, located in Waltham, Massachusetts. The acquisition was made through TechCore, a $1 billion discretionary core real estate fund managed by GI Partners on behalf of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System.

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SEC exam findings a “wake-up call,” says LP

Early investor reaction to the first wave of private equity examinations from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ranges from skepticism, frustration that sponsors don’t provide as much information as investors ask for, to gratitude that the SEC is going to help improve behavior.

CalPERS appoints acting senior investment officer of real assets

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System has named Tom McDonagh acting senior investment officer for real assets, effective April 1, 2014. McDonagh will take over the position vacated by Ted Eliopoulos, who has been named interim chief investment officer upon the passing of Joe Dear, CalPERS chief investment officer. McDonagh is currently a senior portfolio manager in the global fixed income asset class.

Reuters – Apollo Investors and Founders to Sell Shares

Apollo Global Management‘s cornerstone investors and two of its founders are selling a slice of their shares, writes Reuters. Cornerstone investors Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and California Public Employees’ Retirement System, which invested a combined $1.2 billion in Apollo in 2007, have each registered to sell stakes currently worth up to $203.4 million, writes Reuters.

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