ATRS approves $40m commitment

The US public pension has backed a real estate debt fund.

Institution: Arkansas Teacher Retirement System
Headquarters: Little Rock, United States
AUM: $17.49bn
Allocation to alternatives: 29.40%
Bitesize: $10-50m

Arkansas Teacher Retirement System (ATRS) has approved a commitment of $40 million to Walton Street Real Estate Debt Fund II, a contact at the pension informed Private Debt Investor. The Walton Fund focuses on subordinated / mezzanine debt financing of real estate in the Americas.

As illustrated in the charts below, ATRS has made two commitments to private debt funds with a 2018 vintage, with the other commitment being $30 million to WNG Capital’s Aircraft Opportunities II fund.

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