Washington could hike private equity past 17% of assets

June 2006
Pensions & Investments;6/26/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 13, p45
The article presents news briefs related to pension funds in the U.S. Washington State Investment Board officials are considering an increase in the fund's 17 percent private equity target. The board approved up to $1.35 billion in private equity investments at its meeting on June 15, 2006. The Orange County Employees Retirement System board instructed staff of the $6.5 billion fund to draft a formal policy preventing managers from marketing their investment strategies directly to board members during a search.


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