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Ohio SERS ups PE allocation, still wary of VC

School Employees Retirement System of Ohio will ramp up its private equity allocation to at least 12.5 percent, up from the current target of 10 percent, to benefit from the asset class’s higher returns in a low-return environment. The $14.46 billion pension system plans to increase its focus on co-investments and avoid venture capital in […]


Five takeaways from new study on the economic effects of PE buyouts

Last week, members of the private equity community and beyond were captivated by a new study—The Economic Effects of Private Equity Buyouts—from researchers at Harvard University and the University of Chicago. It tries to uncover the real side effects of buyouts by examining more than 9,000 private equity buyouts over the 30-year period from 1983 […]