A former Ashurst partner has joined the firm’s existing seven-partner Asia projects team.
Having previously announced a planned allocation to sterling-denominated private debt, the pension fund has taken a 20 percent stake in Gresham House.
The Missouri pension fund wants help with its investment needs.
The bank, together with European partners, has secured funding and appointed managers to oversee a Northern-UK focused debt and equity fund.
The World Bank arm has made its fourth commitment to the company since 2007 to support its further expansion.
The potential investments will be considered by the full
investment council later this month.
The Indian financial services firm has deployed almost $300 million in completed commercial assets within the last three months.
A study has found that almost three-quarters of UK and Irish SMEs are not aware of the ability to secure funding based on their turnover.
The pension fund prefers lending to performing assets in the US and Europe across different strategies.
The firm says Brexit concerns have not impacted demand from investors outside the UK.
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