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APFC Hires 2 Private Market Consultants

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The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC) is expanding allocation to private market assets and investments under its special opportunities bucket. The sovereign wealth fund hired San Diego-based TorreyCove Capital Partners and LP Capital Advisors as consultants for private market and special opportunity investments. These specialty consultants won the RFP that was issued in March by the APFC.

TorreyCove Capital Partners is a consultant to many asset owners such as the Washington State Investment Board (WSIB), while LP Capital Advisors touts the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) as a client. TorreyCove Capital Partners is led by Co-Founder and President David Fann. Previously, Fann was President and CEO of PCG Asset Management, LLC.

In May 2014, Pavilion Financial Corporation acquired LP Capital Advisors.

OTPP Anticipates Money from Cushman Wakefield IPO

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The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) participated with TPG and PAG Asia on the buyout of DTZ a while back. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Tom Gores Wants Some Credit Game

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Traditional buyout firms are looking at building credit platforms to enhance revenue. Recently, Platinum Equity, a buyout firm run by Tom Gores that was formed in 1995, hired Michael Fabiano to help spur the formation of a credit investing division. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Saudi Arabian Military Industries Forms Venture with Navantia

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State-owned Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) signed a deal with Navantia, a Spanish state-owned shipbuilding company, to form a joint venture to construct five warships – the building of five Avante 2200 Corvettes. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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