The staff of the $43 billion Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS) in Des Moines last week outlined plans to commit up to $3.1 billion to private market investments in 2022.
The system plans to commit up to $1 billion to private equity, $1.325 billion to private credit and $800 million to private real asset investments next year.
Officials said the allocations to private market investments are necessary to achieve new allocation targets set by the investment board in September 2020 as well as to maintain targets, given the pension system’s large . . .
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