Institution: Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois
Headquarters: Springfield, United States
Allocation to alternatives: 35.40%
Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois has agreed to commit a total of $500 million to four private debt funds, a contact at the pension informed Private Debt Investor.
The commitments are made up of $100 million to Taurus Mining Finance Fund II, $50 million to DCP China Credit Fund II, $50 million to Proterra Credit Fund and $300 million to Lone Star Real Estate Fund VI.
As illustrated in the charts below, the pension has made six commitments to private debt funds with a 2018 or 2019 vintage, with three focused on originating senior loans, two focused on the origination of subordinated / mezzanine debt and one specialising in the acquisition of distressed debt.
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