The $160 billion Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) has a long and celebrated prowess when it comes to investing in energy yet enduring underperformance in the asset class was a key focus during a recent board meeting.
Sarah RundellJuly 26, 2021
A detailed analysis of the largest 100 asset owner CIOs, plus a wishlist of characteristics and skills of the right candidate were front and centre of the latest CalPERS board meeting as the fund still searches for a permanent CIO.
Sarah RundellJuly 22, 2021
The past year has seen Cbus Super bolster its team and systems - adding to its internalisation of investments - continue down the journey of fee reduction and deliver the best return of the fund’s 37-year history. Amanda White spoke to CIO, Kristian Fok.
Amanda WhiteJuly 15, 2021
Customised ETFs are the new active management according to Jeb Burns the chief investment officer of MERS of Michigan which is using ETFs for about a third of the fund. Among other things its using ETFs to effectively tilt towards macro themes the team is currently researching.
Amanda WhiteJuly 13, 2021
Aware Super, one of Australia's largest superannuation funds, engaged McKinsey as part of the development of its next five-year strategy which the fund presented to the board in March. As it develops its next five-year plan a key initiative is how to deal with growth as it plans for an organisation that could double in size.
Matthew SmithJune 22, 2021
In just 20 years the Canadian fund PSP Investments has grown from a standing start to more than C$200 billion. As it enters its next five year strategy, Amanda White spoke to CIO Eduard van Gelderen about the next phase of portfolio management and the development of its total portfolio approach including assessing and allocating investments on a sector basis.
Amanda WhiteJune 17, 2021
The SEK10 billion Church of Sweden fund invests all its assets through a sustainability lens. It’s had stellar performance driven largely by a chunk of the fund invested in the Generation Investment Management global equity fund, an investment that was diluted last year to manage concentration risk. Amanda White spoke to CIO, Anders Thorendal.
Amanda WhiteJune 15, 2021