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October 24, 2008



DiNapoli Releases September 2008 Pension Fund Report

Fund Closes Seven Transactions Totaling About $215 Million

The $153.9 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund (Fund) in September closed seven investment transactions totaling about $215 million, according to a monthly transaction report State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli released today.

The Fund closed three private equity transactions and four real estate transactions. 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 September 2008 transaction report.

Click here to access the monthly transaction report archive.

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