Susan Barreto

Susan Barreto

Susan is an award-winning journalist who has worked for a number of global financial publications including Pensions & Investments, HFM Week, Absolute Return, InvestHedge and Lipper HedgeWorld. Much of her career has been covering the global finance industry with an institutional investment focus covering pensions, endowments, foundations and family offices for more than two decades. She has covered hedge fund strategies most recently as Editor-at-Large for HFM Global.
Pensions

CalPERS taps PE expertise from Alaska Permanent

The Sacramento-based California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) announced that Yup Kim will join as the $405 billion pension fund’s…

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Private Credit

QuadPay scores direct lending deals from Goldman Sachs, Oaktree

QuadPay has received a $200 million line of credit from Goldman Sachs and Oaktree Capital via the Finitive private credit…

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Private Equity

Blackstone PE arm sells Cheniere stake

Blackstone Energy Partners announced the sale of their 42% stake totaling $7 billion in Cheniere Energy Partners to Brookfield Infrastructure…

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Endowments and Foundations

Yale endowment returns 6.8%

Yale University announced its annualized gains of 6.8% for the year ending June 30 and growth just shy of $1…

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Hedge Funds

Most hedge funds see inflows in August

Although the ticket sizes were small, money came flowing back into hedge funds last month with investors adding $7.36 billion…

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Private Credit

Pennybacker expands credit origination expertise

Steven Parrinello and Sydney Mas have joined Austin-based Pennybacker Capital Management, a $3.2 billion real estate-focused private equity firm. Both…

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Private Equity

VC, private equity firms face legal fee cost-cutting pressure

A new survey reveals a real legal conundrum for venture capital and private equity firms face in that they are…

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Pensions

New Mexico adds to private equity, real return in recent months

The $28 billion New Mexico State Investment Council approved private equity, venture capital and real return investments totaling $150 million…

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ESG

Pensions, VC firms lead the pack in funding low-carbon ag’s future

The food and agricultural industry have been in the midst of a long-term struggle to become more climate friendly and…

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Private Equity

KKR’s stellar 2020 continues

This week $222 billion global alternative investment firm KKR announced more proof that 2020 marks a unique opportunity set at…

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