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01.12.2022

OCERS Forges New Partnership with Capital Constellation, Joins Strategic Committee

NEW YORK–(BUSINESSWIRE)–Capital Constellation (“Constellation”) is pleased to announce the addition of the Orange County Employees Retirement System (“OCERS”) to its consortium of asset owners and welcomes OCERS’ Chief Investment Officer, Molly Murphy, to Constellation’s Strategic Committee.

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12.17.2021

New York State Pension Fund Backs Capital Constellation - The Wall Street Journal

WSJ PRO – New York State Common Retirement Fund is joining three other institutional investors that invested in the formation of Capital Constellation, which acquires stakes in growth stage private equity managers. With this commitment, the New York State pension fund will become an equal partner in Capital Constellation alongside investors that include the APFC, PIFSS and Railpen, according to Daniel Adamson, president of Capital Constellation and senior managing director of Wafra.

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12.17.2021

New York State Common Retirement Fund Joins Innovative Partnership, Capital Constellation

Capital Constellation (“Constellation”), the joint venture among leading institutional asset owners in Europe, North America and the Gulf, today announced the addition of a new partner, the New York State Common Retirement Fund (“NYSCRF”), a public pension with an estimated value of $268.3 billion (as of June 30, 2021).

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12.08.2021

In Their Own Words With Wafra's Avantika Saisekar - The Wall Street Journal

WSJ PRO Private Equity – There has been a rise towards a more proactive approach to ESG value creation.  Private equity firms should have quantifiable value-creation frameworks grounded in feasibility that are in line with the fund thesis.

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08.18.2021

Trinity and Wafra Announce Joint Venture in New Railcar Investment Vehicle, Signal Rail

Trinity Industries, Inc. (“Trinity”) and Wafra Inc. (“Wafra”) announce the launch of a joint venture partnership between Trinity and certain funds managed by Wafra targeting up to $1 billion in leased railcar investments.

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Constellation Insights: CTO/CISO Business Partnership

As businesses become increasingly reliant on technology, it has become more important than ever for business leaders to establish strong partnerships with the CTO (Chief Technology Officer) and CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) within the organization.

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Wafra's advice to new GPs: Improve 'return on time'

Wafra Europe managing director Tom Rotherham-Winqvist offers some advice to new managers looking to establish themselves on the private equity scene.

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ESG Innovator in Due Diligence: The Power of Collaboration

Private Equity International’s Responsible Investment 2021: 30 Big Ideas Shaping ESG showcases Wafra and the Constellation Platform as ESG Innovators in Due Diligence.

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01.25.2021

PE Hub: Capital Constellation buys minority stake in Avista Capital (ft. Connor Stewart)

New York’s Avista to date has invested over $6 billion in more than 35 growth-oriented healthcare businesses globally. Capital Constellation’s investment will support the continued growth of Avista’s healthcare-focused investment business, enabling the New York-based firm to increase commitment to its funds under management.

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01.19.2021

Fireside Chat with Angela Rodell & Daniel Adamson: Institutional Investors and Private Equity

Angela Rodell, CEO of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, and Daniel Adamson, Senior Managing Director of Wafra and President of Capital Constellation, were invited to the virtual edition of the Greenwich Economic Forum for a fireside chat to discuss the importance of forming collaborative partnerships and the long-term benefits they provide.

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