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March 1, 2010

DiNapoli Releases January 2010 Pension Fund Report

Fund Closes 13 Transactions Totaling About $404.2 Million

The $129.4 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund (Fund) in January closed 13 transactions totaling approximately $404.2 million, according to a monthly transaction report State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli released today.

The Fund closed two transactions in its absolute return strategies portfolio totaling $330 million, one transaction in its opportunistic alternatives portfolio totaling $50 million, and 10 transactions in its real estate portfolio totaling $24.2 million. The Fund also reported account changes in its domestic and international equity portfolios. 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 report.


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