Tuesday, 31 March 2015
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Oct 11 2013 | 10:37am ET
The California Public Employees' Retirement System is in the market for a managed accounts platform.
The public pension, the largest in the U.S., plans to issue a request for proposals for a platform provider, Pensions & Investments reports. The platform will be used as part of CalPERS' $5.2 billion hedge fund portfolio.
That portfolio is undergoing some big changes, including the elimination of its fund of hedge funds allocation in favor of direct hedge fund investments. In addition, CalPERS plans to add event-driven and quantitative equity-market neutral allocations, and a 6% allocation to discretionary global macro.
Those changes must still be approved by CalPERS' board.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…