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  1. New CalPERS CIO is a well-connected insider

    trueCalPERS' new chief investment officer, Theodore “Ted” Eliopoulos, is a politically savvy insider who built his reputation not from investment expertise but from knowing the power corridors of Sacramento and allying himself with a powerful real estate developer.

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  1. Canada offers lessons for CalPERS, other U.S. funds

    trueI was a member of a task force created in the late 1980s by the government of Ontario to recommend how the province's public-sector pension plans might be restructured for better performance.

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  2. Too complex for CalPERS

    trueCalPERS' decision on Sept. 15 to close its $4 billion hedge fund program will lead to a lot of re-examination of the investment strategy by other asset owners.

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  3. CalPERS picks 16 firms for real-assets consulting pool

    trueCalPERS hired 16 firms for its real-assets consulting pool to provide various services

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  4. CalPERS pledges to disclose carbon footprint in investment portfolio

    trueCalPERS on Thursday became one of the initial signatories to a new global carbon pledge, committing to measure and publicly disclose the carbon footprint of its investment portfolio.

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  5. Institutional investor coalition calls on governments for climate-change policies

    trueA group of 347 global asset owners and other institutional investors representing $24 trillion in assets — including CalPERS, CalSTRS, BT Pension Scheme and BlackRock — called on government leaders worldwide to phase out subsidies for fossil fuels and move to carbon pricing to facilitate ...

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  6. CalPERS makes Eliopoulos permanent CIO

    trueTheodore "Ted" Eliopoulos was named permanent chief investment officer of CalPERS

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  7. Watch P&I's Resnick discuss CalPERS on PBS

    truePensions & Investments' Executive Editor Amy Resnick appeared on PBS' “Nightly Business Report produced by CNBC” to discuss CalPERS' decision to eliminate its hedge fund portfolio.

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  8. CalPERS selects StepStone for infrastructure consulting

    trueCalPERS’ investment committee hired StepStone Group as infrastructure consultant, pending contract negotiations.

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  9. CalPERS is largest investor to exit hedge funds, but decision isn't a surprise to some

    trueCalPERS is the first large institutional investor to completely eliminate hedge funds from its portfolio.

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  10. Charles Valdes, former CalPERS trustee, dead at 74

    trueCharles P. “Chuck” Valdes, a former board member with the $298 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System, has died.

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  11. CalPERS dumping hedge funds

    trueThe $298 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System, Sacramento, will completely close its $4 billion hedge fund portfolio.

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  12. CalSTRS private equity manager leaves to head new CalPERS unit

    trueMahboob Hossain joined the $298 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System as a senior portfolio manager.

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  13. CalPERS adds $1.3 billion to 3 real estate partnerships

    trueCalPERS committed an additional $1.3 billion total to three real estate partnerships, said agenda materials for the investment committee's meeting on Monday.

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