Wisconsin concentrates on debt, credit with Q4 commitments

State of Wisconsin Investment Board, private equity, pension fund, Chequers Capital, Platte River Equity, private equity, pension fund
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb celebrates a touchdown against the Washington Redskins during the first half of their NFL football game in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on September 15, 2013. Photo courtesy Reuters/Darren Hauck - RTX13MGO
  • Benefit Street Partners, Apollo among largest commitments
  • Wisconsin expects $50 mln co-investments to close early in ’17
  • PE portfolio valued at $7.5 bln
State of Wisconsin Investment Board in the fourth quarter committed almost $300 million across seven private equity funds and co-investments, concentrating more than half those commitments in debt-related strategies. Wisconsin committed $100 million to Benefit Street Partners’ fourth flagship fund, which ...

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