Illinois pension fund commits $100m to Baring PE Asia's eighth buyout fund

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US pension fund Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) of the State of Illinois has committed a total of $100 million to Hong Kong-based Baring Private Equity Asia’s eighth pan-Asia buyout fund, according to an announcement.

The commitment includes $75 million for Baring Asia Private Equity Fund VIII and another $25 million for Baring Asia Private Equity Fund VIII – Annex A. Baring currently manages $340 million in TRS assets.

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