LP Scorecard: Minnesota generates $1.8 bln from PE

Minnesota Board of Investments realized over $1.8 billion in distributions from April 2016 through March 2017, with the wave led by funds from Varde Partners and Merit Energy Partners. In terms of pure distributions, no fund returned more in this period than Varde Fund X. Its $84.7 million in distributions exceeded the next highest returning fund […]

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, private equity, pension fund
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LP Scorecard: Massachusetts PE portfolio continues to outperform peers

Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management for the most part ranked highest in terms of investment multiple and net IRR, compared with nine of the largest U.S. pension systems, a Buyouts analysis of state documents shows. Massachusetts PRIM achieved the highest net IRR at every quartile except the bottom, where it ranked second to Texas County & District Retirement […]

Union Square Ventures, Varde Partners, Wingate Partners, UTIMCO, venture capital, private equity, pension fund
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Union Square, Varde, Wingate, return boatloads of capital to UTIMCO

During a recent nine-month period, funds managed by Union Square Ventures, Varde Partners and Wingate Partners returned substantial sums to backer University of Texas Investment Management Co. Since inception, UTIMCO contributed a total of $371.9 million to these funds and received a combined $208.9 million in distributions from May 2016 to February 2017. Union Square Ventures, which specializes in early-stage tech-sector investments, […]

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LP Scorecard: Union Square, Varde, Wingate, return boatloads of capital to UTIMCO

During a recent nine-month period, funds managed by Union Square Ventures, Varde Partners and Wingate Partners returned substantial sums to backer University of Texas Investment Management Co. Since inception, UTIMCO contributed a total of $371.9 million to these funds and received a combined $208.9 million in distributions from May 2016 to February 2017. Union Square Ventures, which […]