Teacher Retirement System of Texas wants to use its planned Singapore base as a means of gaining direct access to private investments in the region – although the pension fund’s CIO said penetrating Asia would likely take longer than an earlier push into Europe.
Asia accounts for approximately 15% of Texas Teachers’ $153 billion in assets under management, giving it a slightly larger share of the portfolio than Europe. The pension fund identified Singapore as...
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01VC has secured institutional LP support for its second fund, which closed at $100 million. The early-stage investor plans to deploy it across industrial and enterprise deals in China and Southeast Asia