Institution: Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds
Headquarters: Hartford, United States
Allocation to alternatives: 21.4%
Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds agreed to commit $100 million to Ares’ open-ended Real Estate Enhanced Income Fund at its December 2019 investment advisory committee meeting, a contact at the pension informed Private Debt Investor.
The vehicle in question is a leveraged fund that will issue directly-originated first mortgage loans to investors in stabilized real estate assets.
As illustrated below, Connecticut has made three commitments to private debt funds with a 2018 or 2019 vintage, which combined constitute $258 million.
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