Venture Capital

Credit/Private Debt
Southwest Plan Seeking Bank Loan, CLO Strategies

The searches result from a new strategic asset allocation.

Private Equity
Eastern Pension Plan Mulls A/A Changes; Bolsters Private Equity Portfolio

The pension plan received a recommendation from staff to amend its private equity sub-asset class targets last week.

Midwest University Approves Climate Solutions, VC Commitments

The university approved recommendations to commit to climate solutions and venture capital strategies within its endowment at its March board meeting.

Venture Capital
Midwest University Considering Climate Solutions, VC Commitments

The university will consider commitments to climate solutions and venture capital strategies within its long-term portfolio at its board meeting this month.

Private Equity
Mass. Pensions Launch Private Equity Searches

The searches are for buyout, growth equity and venture capital strategies.

Private Equity
Windy City Pension Eyes MWDBE PE Commitments

The plan may issue an RFP for minority-, women- and disabled-owned private equity managers as part of a 2024 pacing study approved yesterday.

Venture Capital
Midwest University, Institutional Investor Commit To Climate Tech Fund

The university and the investmenĀ¬t arm of a European foundation have both committed to a venture fund focused on climate-related technologies that recently closed.

Emerging/Diverse Managers
New England Foundation Seeks Diverse Managers, Local Investments

The foundation is looking to add diverse-owned managers, of which currently has four, to its portfolio along with regionally focused investments.

Industry News
B Capital Closes Opportunities Fund II At $750 Million

The venture fund focuses on later-stage growth investments in top performing companies across technology, healthcare and climate tech.

Venture Capital
Investors Must Have Strong Sourcing, Steadily Commit To Early-Stage VC For Outsized Returns: Whitepaper

Institutions should not time the private markets or sit out tough years in venture capital as they will miss out on opportunities for attractive, long-term returns, according to a recent whitepaper, which finds that institutions benefit from well-constructed early-stage venture capital programs that have differentiated access, strong sourcing and due diligence processes to navigate a complex market with a challenging exit environment.