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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).

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.

PE Hub: Capital Constellation buys minority stake in Avista Capital

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.

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.

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.

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.

Avista Capital Partners Announces Strategic Investment from Capital Constellation

Capital Constellation acquired a strategic minority interest in Avista Capital Partners, a leading New York-based healthcare focused private equity firm.

ESG Innovator in Due Diligence: The Power of Collaboration

Private Equity International’s special report, Responsible Investment 2021: 30 Big Ideas Shaping ESG, showcases Wafra and the Constellation Platform as ESG Innovators in Due Diligence. The report highlights the power of collaboration and how Wafra takes a hands-on approach to ESG by viewing its investments as partnerships aiming to educate, engage and empower the platform’s portfolio companies to adopt best-in-class ESG practices.

Welltower and Wafra Announce $550 Million Medical Office Building Joint Venture

Wafra Inc. ("Wafra") and Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL), an S&P 500 healthcare real estate investment trust (REIT), today announced a $550 million joint venture partnership between Welltower and certain vehicles managed by Wafra (such vehicles, collectively, the "Wafra Vehicles").

Constellation Insights: Featuring Marc Ciancimino, Partner & Co-Founder, and Cristobal Cuart, Partner & Co-Founder, All Seas Capital

"We believe the middle market segment is compelling, in large part because it remains an inefficient market where relationships and hard work pay off."

Constellation Insights: Featuring Lindsey McMurray, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Pollen Street Capital

"The most attractive aspect of this Partnership is the experience, cohesion and proven capabilities of the Team, as well as an industry that we believe has tailwinds towards sector specialization."

Constellation Insights: Featuring Sulaiman Alderbas, Head of Alternative Investments, PIFSS

"We are long-term investors and long-term investors are there when people run away, and are still there when people jump back into the market."