Institution: Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri
Headquarters: Jefferson, United States
Allocation to alternatives: 25.04%
The Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri has boosted its target allocation to private markets assets from 25.0 percent to 35.0 percent of its total investment portfolio, according to the pension’s April 2020 board meeting minutes. The aim is for PSRS/PEERS to reach its desired private markets target allocation by the end of 2020.
The $42.23 billion US public pension currently allocates 25.04 percent of its investment portfolio to private markets assets, a little ahead of its former target. PSRS/PEERS’ private markets portfolio comprises of a 9.53 percent allocation to real estate; a 13.92 percent allocation to private equity; and a 1.59 percent allocation to private debt.
As illustrated below, PSRS/PEERS has made five commitments to private real estate vehicles with a 2018 or 2019 vintage, which combined constitute $475 million.
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