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CalSTRS taps Parametric for $100 million overlay strategy
trueCalifornia State Teachers' Retirement System hired Parametric Portfolio Associates for a $100 million equity overlay strategy.
Starbucks CEO, 5 executives facing opposition on pay
trueThe compensation of Starbucks Corp.’s CEO and five other top executives faces opposition from CalSTRS, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and the Florida State Board of Administration.
CalSTRS returns 8.1% for 2014
trueCalifornia State Teachers' Retirement System returned 8.1% in 2014, underperforming its custom benchmark of 8.78%.
Clean tech loses power in energy portfolios
trueOnce positioned to be a star of investors' portfolios, clean technology has been reduced to bit-part status, morphing into an opportunistic investment in a broader energy infrastructure strategy.
CalPERS to receive $300 million as part of S&P's $1.5 billion settlements
trueMcGraw Hill Financial Inc. and its subsidiary Standard & Poor's Ratings Services have agreed to pay a total of $1.375 billion to settle lawsuits related to residential mortgage-backed securities and U.S. collateralized debt obligation ratings that S&P issued from 2004 to 2007.
California state senator seeks to require CalPERS, CalSTRS to divest coal
trueCalPERS and CalSTRS would be required to divest their holdings in companies that produce coal under a bill to be introduced by the leader of the state Senate.
CalSTRS slates $75 million for Littlejohn buyout fund
trueCalifornia State Teachers’ Retirement System committed $75 million to Littlejohn Fund V, a buyout fund run by private equity firm Littlejohn & Co..
CalSTRS issues call for domestic equity managers
trueCalSTRS is searching for up to three domestic equity managers to run parts of its $106.3 billion global equity portfolio, said spokesman Ricardo Duran.
Pension funds take sides on Microsoft executive pay package
truePension funds have lined up on different sides on the issue of Microsoft Corp.’s executive pay package for CEO Satya Nadella and four other top executives.
Jim Mosman, former CalSTRS CEO and NTCR executive, dies
trueJim Mosman, former CEO of the California State Teachers' Retirement System and former executive director of the National Council on Teacher Retirement, died Nov. 4 in an apparent suicide.
Jim Mosman, former CalSTRS CEO and NTCR chief, dies
trueJim Mosman, former CEO of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System and former executive director of the National Council on Teacher Retirement, died Nov. 4.
CalSTRS promotes 3 as part of move to increase in-house management
trueDebra Smith was named CalSTRS' first chief operating investment officer, part of a plan to increase the amount of assets managed internally to 60% from 45%.
Oracle shareholders narrowly reject proxy access proposal
trueOracle Corp. shareholders Wednesday rejected a proposal co-sponsored by CalSTRS calling for proxy access.
Coca-Cola reduces shareholder approved executive equity plan
trueCoca-Cola Co. announced Wednesday it is backtracking somewhat from its executive equity plan approved in a shareholder vote in April that received opposition from some major pension funds, which called it excessive.
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 ...