OTPP makes paying well pay off

Ontario Teachers must pay well to attract talent for in-house management, but its results are worth it. The fund's ways of linking remuneration to performance hold lessons for the world.

CalPERS sees opening in VC

California Public Employees’ Retirement System CIO Ted Eliopoulos revealed in an interview that the pension giant sees ‘an opening’ caused by private companies taking longer to list.

CalPERS examines adopting SDGs

The $357 billion pension plan will examine aligning its portfolio with the UN’s SDGs, which would give the fund’s ESG engagement a more keen focus on social objectives such as ending poverty.

CalPERS stays the course with portfolio

The $350 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System’s new portfolio will look more like the current one than other options. The pick balanced portfolio risk with liability concerns.

Most popular stories of 2017

This year, as you might expect, our readers placed six investor profiles among our top 10 most read stories. See what other types of stories topped the list and find out what was No. 1.

Investors launch Climate Action 100+

Hundreds of global investors, including CalPERS and the Swedish buffer funds, have come together to pursue low-carbon goals by working actively with big companies and publicising their progress.
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Future Fund talks alternatives

Craig Dandurand, director of debt and alternatives for the Future Fund, offers a glimpse into how it has recalibrated its approach to investing in hedge funds and other risk premia.

CalPERS says no to adding leverage

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System announces it won’t be introducing leverage, and gives some details on how it will choose a portfolio in December from the four it’s considering.

Asset owners must flex muscle: panel

Representatives from CalPERS and Cbus Super joined academics in challenging large investors to do more for sustainable finance and outlining some practical ways to achieve this goal.

CalPERS picks infrastructure adviser

CalPERS’ board has named Meketa its new infrastructure consultant, citing its high ratings and setting aside investment office calls to have a single adviser for infrastructure and real estate.

CalPERS says consultants could do better

CalPERS is happy with its consultants, except for their performance in recommending ways to control fees and costs and their presentation of new investment ideas, a board rating reveals.

CalPERS ups transparency

CalPERS has expanded its tracking of strategic metrics in its ongoing review of performance, which could lead to some tough queries making their way into online recordings of board sessions.