Houston Firefighters’ Retirement Commits $135M to Private Credit, Private Equity; Terminates BlackRock Fund

November 21, 2022

Written By:
Koncheng Moua, Research Data Analyst

The Houston Firefighters’ Relief and Retirement Fund has approved two commits totaling up to $135 million, according to meeting minutes from the October 31 board meeting. 

$35 million was committed to the distressed credit fund, Atalaya Special Opportunities Fund VIII.

$100 million was committed to the buyout fund, Hellman & Friedman Capital Partners XI.

Also approved at the meeting was the termination of the investment in BlackRock China Opportunities Fund. 

As of September 30, 2022, the Retirement Fund was valued at approximately $4.9 billion.

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Tags: Pension Funds, Alternatives, Private Equity, Credit

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