Indepth analysis of the strategic investment views of large investors and how this plays out in their asset allocation.
This summer the Washington State Investment Board will conduct two “deep dives” using its new risk tools to examine the portfolio exposure to US debt, and the impact of turmoil among the European Union. Executive director, Theresa Whitmarsh, discusses the board planning session, which will also include a review of the fund’s resource constraints.
Amanda WhiteJune 29, 2011
The speed with which CalPERS can fulfil its desire to become a risk intelligent organisation has been given a reality check with discussions between the Californian fund and TIAA-CREF revealing it takes two to five years to fully implement an effective enterprise risk-management structure, and importantly a risk intelligent culture in an organisation.
Amanda WhiteApril 28, 2010
The $48.4 billion OMERS, which plans to have 90 per cent of assets directly managed by 2012, increased its investment management expenses in 2009 by 8 per cent, a figure it claims is offset by lower investment operating and third-party manager expenses.
Amanda WhiteApril 6, 2010
CalPERS has received 17 applications in response to its RFP for a general pension consultant services spring-fed pool – four times the applications of its last review – and will select consultants during its April 20 investment committee meeting.
Amanda WhiteFebruary 18, 2009