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Fund performance: Technology Partners, TCV, Weston Presidio see gains: VCJ

Institutional Venture Partners and Landmark Partners hold the top positions in the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System’s mid decade venture portfolio, affiliate publication Venture Capital Journal reports. But funds from Weston Presidio, Technology Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures were the most improved through the middle of last year.

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Jobs of the week: Seeking a venture capital MD at GE, among others

This week peHUB has highlighted two chief investment officer positions at San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System and the New Jersey Department of the Treasury. There is also a private equity fund administrator senior associate opening at State Street and venture capital managing director position up for grabs at GE Software.

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Jobs of the Week: Denham, Goldman Sachs and KPMG are hiring

This week on the job’s board two pension funds are looking for chief investment officers, Denham Capital is recruiting for an investor relations associate; Rockport Venture Partners is seeking a managing director and Goldman Sachs needs a New York-based leveraged finance associate.

Top 10 Posts Feature Hot IPO Prospects, Fund Performance and Promotions at Carlyle and TA

The big news today is that Facebook is reportedly planning to register to go public next week. It should come as no surprise, then, that our most popular post this week was about this year’s prime IPO candidates. Other hot topics included the above-average performance of the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System’s PE portfolio, a surge in VC investing and promotions at Carlyle and TA Associates. Here are the top 10 posts peHUB’s regular readers found most compelling from Jan. 23 to Jan. 27

1. Slideshow: Bring on the 2012 IPO Candidatesby Joanna Glasner
2. Scorecard: San Francisco Builds A Winning PE Portfolioby David Toll
3. Venture Investing Rebounds In 2011 With Early Stage Leaping To A 10 Year High: Slideshowby Mark Boslet
4. Aydin Senkut Recalls a Game of Pool with Aaron Levie Led Him to Milo.com: PHOTOSby Alastair Goldfisher
5. Slideshow: Smart Grid, Smart Play?by Jonathan Marino
6. TA Associates Promotes Eightby peHUB staff
7. Carlyle Promotes 41 Execsby peHUB staff
8. Global PE M&A Does Well in 2011by Angela Sormani
9. TransDigm Group Acquires AmSafe Globalby peHUB staff
10. Battery, Bay and USVP Could See 22x Return from Guidewire IPOby Lawrence Aragon

Scorecard: San Francisco Builds A Winning PE Portfolio

In a city known for cultivating teams with winning records, be it the Giants or the 49ers, the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System has built a private equity portfolio whose performance tops anything I’ve come across. The diversified, 249-fund portfolio, dating back to 1987, has achieved an overall investment multiple of 1.65x as of June […]

Interviewed LPs Are Both Wary And Excited By Venture Investing

Raising a venture capital fund is no easy task, but funds continue to be formed under difficult conditions. So clearly money is available and LPs are willing to commit it. The question is how to find the cash and approach who has it? Here are several comments from today’s Venture Capital Journal’s Venture Alpha conference […]

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