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August 26, 2009


DiNapoli Releases July 2009 Pension Fund Report

Fund Closes Eight Transactions Totaling About $284 Million

The $116.5 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund (Fund) in July closed eight transactions totaling about $284 million, according to a monthly transaction report State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli released today.

The Fund closed three transactions in its absolute return strategies portfolio worth $175 million combined, one transaction in its private equity portfolio worth $100 million, and four transactions in its real estate portfolio totaling about $9.2 million. No placement agents were used in the transactions.

DiNapoli publishes monthly transaction reports that detail the nature, size, and parties of Fund investments. The report also indicates whether a third-party placement agent was used in obtaining the Fund investment. This effort is part of DiNapoli’s ongoing commitment to increasing transparency and openness in the operations of the pension fund. Monthly reports dating back to February 2007 are also available online.

Click here for a copy of the July 2009 transaction report.

Click here to access the monthly transaction report archive.


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