California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)

Common equity benchmark to enhance risk management — CalPERS officials

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Investment officials of the $316 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System are making the case for better linking the pension fund's private equity program with its global equity program ...
Supreme Court hears CalPERS argument on class-action suit deadlines

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The Supreme Court hears arguments in a case brought by CalPERS seeking to uphold a legal precedent on how much time investors have to join or opt out of class-action lawsuits.
Private equity chief Réal Desrochers leaving CalPERS

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Réal Desrochers, managing investment director of private equity at CalPERS, is leaving the pension fund, effective Friday.
Investors send Trump a message on climate change

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Major U.S. institutional investors sign a letter to President Donald Trump, members of Congress and global leaders reaffirming their commitment to addressing climate change.
Walling off assets is wrong

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A bill introduced in the California State Assembly would require the state's two largest public pensions to divest of companies involved in the construction of a border wall between the United States ...
CalPERS, NYC pension funds call for proxy access at Charles Schwab

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CalPERS and the New York City Retirement Systems are calling for Charles Schwab shareholders to vote in favor a proxy-access proposal at the company's May 16 shareholder meeting.

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Clinton L. Stevenson was named investment director of the investment management engagement programs at the $313.2 billion California Public Employees' Retirement System.
CalPERS, New York City pension funds urge Humana shareholders to vote for proxy access

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CalPERS and New York City Retirement Systems on Monday urged Humana Inc. shareholders to vote in favor of a proxy access proposal at the company’s April 20 shareholder meeting.
Investment return assumptions of public pension funds

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Historical performance and current asset class allocations, among other reasons, suggest U.S. public pension plan forecasts may prove too optimistic.
CalPERS terminates contracts, cuts benefits for defunct public agency

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CalPERS votes to terminate its contract with the East San Gabriel Valley Human Services Consortium after it failed to make its full required contributions to the retirement system.
PCA's Michael Moy to retire in April

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Michael J. Moy, managing director and board member at investment consulting firm Pension Consulting Alliance, will retire April 28.
Global investors join Supreme Court case on statute of limitations for class actions

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An international group of 75 pension funds and other institutional investors filed a Supreme Court amicus brief Tuesday seeking to restore a legal precedent on how much time investors have to join or ...
CalPERS board set to vote on slashing pension benefits of defunct public agency

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The California Public Employees' Retirement System is set to vote next week on cutting benefits for a small group of retirees in what would be the second such move in the last four months.

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CalPERS hired Meketa Investment Group as its new private equity consultant following the sudden resignation of consulting firm Pension Consulting Alliance in the middle of its five-...