Institution: New York State Common Retirement Fund
Headquarters: Albany, United States
Allocation to alternatives: 22.10%
New York State Common Retirement Fund has agreed to commit $300 million to Avenue Sustainable Solutions Fund, according to the pension’s February 2020 investment report.
The fund focuses on investing in North American non-sponsored small and mid-cap companies within sectors such as agriculture and water, waste-to-value/recycling, smart cities/land use, and distributed renewables.
As illustrated below, NYSCRF’s previous commitments to agriculture funds were to 2017-vintage vehicles The Rise Fund and KKR Asian Fund III, managed by TPG and KKR respectively.
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