Arkansas Teacher Retirement System bets on airplane financing


Arkansas Teacher Retirement System, aircraft, leasing, pension fund, private equity, WNG Capital,
Campaign workers cast shadows on the Arkansas state flag while preparing for a news conference for Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) in North Little Rock on Jan. 30, 2008. Photo courtesy Reuters/Brian Snyder - RTR1WH7I
Arkansas Teacher Retirement System is making a foray into the aircraft-leasing business. The $14.6 billion retirement system committed $30 million through its private equity program to a new fund being raised by WNG Capital, Executive Director George Hopkins said in ...

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