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12 February 2015

CalPERS backs two buyout funds with $400m

sunset-and-palms-1430257-m The California Public Employeers Retirement System has reportedly committed $400m to two US private equity funds.

6 February 2015

CALPERS’ venture capital specialist Baker moves to CalTSRS

doodled-desks-2-1193228-m The California State Teachers' Retirement System has appointed Tom Baker, former investment officer at the California Public Employees' Retirement System, to its private equity investment team.

20 January 2015

CalPERS to slash number of PE managers in portfolio

california-coast-line-road-1429694-m The California Public Employees’ Retirement System is reportedly looking to reduce the number of private equity managers it hires by two thirds to cut costs and simplify its portfolio.

15 January 2015

CalPERS corruption defendant Villalobos dies in apparent suicide

courthouse-1330873-m Alfred Villalobos, the former placement agent facing 30 years behind bars for bribing ex-CalPERS CEO Fred Buenrostro, has died after allegedly shooting himself.

16 December 2014

CalPERS considers changing benchmark for PE

california-in-a-picture-559575-m The California Public Employees’ Retirement System may change the benchmark it uses to measure private equity performance, AltAssets understands.

17 November 2014

Korea’s NPS, Carlyle beat competition to by Beijing’s EC Mall for $390m

download (6) South Korean pension fund NPS and its private equity partner The Carlyle Group are said to have bought renowned Beijing shopping centre EC Mall for RMB2.4bn ($390m).

18 September 2014

CalPERS appoints Ted Eliopoulos as CIO

calpers The California Public Employees' Retirement System has appointed Ted Eliopoulos as its new chief investment officer.

17 September 2014

CalPERS ups commitment to real estate to $6.6bn

california-in-a-picture-559575-m The California Public Employees’ Retirement System has reportedly committed a total of $6.6bn to real estate investment.

16 September 2014

CalPERS eliminates hedge fund investment programme

california hedge funds America’s largest pension fund, the California Public Employees' Retirement System, has decided to cease investing in hedge funds.

15 September 2014

Hossain switches Californian pension giant to lead new CalPERS co-investment team

california road CalPERS has reportedly hired Mahboob Hossain from fellow Californian pension giant CalSTRS as a senior portfolio manager to work on private equity co-investments.

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