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CalSTRS, Legion drop proxy solicitation fight at Perry Ellis
trueCalSTRS and Legion Partners Holdings withdrew their slate of nominees to the Perry Ellis International Inc. board of directors and ended their proxy solicitation contest “in response to recent positive steps” taken by the company, the shareholders group said in a filing Tuesday with the Securities ...
Pension funds take different sides on political lobbying proposal at Aetna
trueAetna Inc. shareholders face voting Friday on a New York State Common Retirement Fund proposal calling for the company to disclose spending on political lobbying, and pension funds are lined up on different sides of the issue.
Chipotle shareholders reject proxy access proposals, ratify executive pay
trueChipotle Mexican Grill Inc. shareholders at the company’s annual meeting Wednesday rejected two proxy access proposals, including one co-filed by the $163.4 billion New York City Retirement Systems, $56 billion UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust, Ann Arbor, Mich., and $5 billion Philadelphia Public ...
Pension funds line up against Chipotle pay package
trueTwo big pension funds have lined up against Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.'s executive pay package for Steve Ells, chairman of the company's board and co-CEO; Montgomery F. Moran, co-CEO; and two other top executives.
CalSTRS votes with Trian in DuPont proxy fight
trueCalSTRS has voted its 3.6 million shares in E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. in support of alternatives money manager Trian Fund Management's four board candidates.
CalSTRS gets positive outlook from S&P on funding legislation
trueA 2014 California law increasing employer and employee contributions to the California State Teachers' Retirement System improves the credit outlook of the second-largest U.S. pension fund, Standard & Poor's said.
Managers not diversifying fast enough from 'pale, male and stale' — CalSTRS' Ailman
trueLess than 5% of venture capital general partners are women, a percentage that has lingered over the past 20 years, said Sharon Vosmek, CEO of Astia, who moderated a sparsely attended panel titled “Women: Key Players in High-Growth Investment Strategies” at the Milken Institute Global Conference in ...
CalSTRS to oppose Coca-Cola's compensation committee members, executive compensation
trueCalSTRS said it will oppose the appointment of four of Coca-Cola Co.'s 15-member board of directors, all members of its compensation committee, and will vote against CEO Muhtar Kent's $25.2 million compensation.
CalSTRS invests $100 million in activist hedge fund
trueCalifornia State Teachers’ Retirement System, West Sacramento, invested $100 million in activist hedge fund Red Mountain Capital Partners.
CalSTRS selects 2 international equity managers
trueCalSTRS intends to hire AQR Capital Management and Pzena Investment Management to run international equity strategies.
CalSTRS searching for equity manager of managers, opportunistic fixed income
trueCalSTRS issued RFPs for two investment pools for an equities manager-of-managers fund and opportunistic fixed-income managers.
CalPERS investment committee takes no position on coal divestment bill
trueThe CalPERS investment committee by an 11-1 vote Monday approved investment staff's recommendation to take no official position on state legislation calling on both the pension fund and CalSTRS to divest from investments in coal companies.
CalSTRS taps 3 firms for equities
trueCalifornia State Teachers’ Retirement System, West Sacramento, hired three managers for equity strategies.
CalSTRS, Dutch manager team up for infrastructure
trueThe $190.8 billion California State Teachers' Retirement System, West Sacramento, is joining forces with APG Asset Management NV, the Dutch money manager, to form an infrastructure investment alliance.
CalSTRS chooses 2 firms for real estate valuation consulting services
trueCalifornia State Teachers' Retirement System plans to award contracts to Real Estate Research Corp. and Altus Group U.S. for real estate valuation consulting services.