California Public Employees' Retirement System

Calpers and Calstrs oppose amendment in Bylaws at Bank of America to combine CEO, chairman role

Two giant public pension funds joined forces to oppose corporate bylaw changes at the Bank of America Corp that would make Brian Moynihan both chief executive and chairman.

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Returns on US Public Pensions drop to worst since 2012

The US State and Local government pension funds registered worst performance since 2012 following the bleak performance in global stock markets and bonds.

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Blackstone chases Buffett with 'core' private equity

Blackstone Group LP has reached out to its biggest fund investors about investing in a new investment vehicle with a longer investment horizon than the typical 10-year private equity fund, according to people familiar with the matter

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Infrastructure investors line up for Indiana toll road

Some of the world's largest pension funds and infrastructure investors are forming consortia to bid for the operator of an Indiana toll road that filed for bankruptcy last month, according to people familiar with the matter.

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CalPERS says HP/Autonomy shareholder settlement needs more work

The California Public Employees' Retirement System has asked a U.S. judge to reject a proposed settlement between Hewlett-Packard Co and shareholders over the computer maker's botched acquisition of Autonomy Plc.

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Calpers Chief Investment Officer Joseph Dear takes medical leave

Joseph Dear, the Chief Investment Officer of Calpers, the largest public pension plan in the US, has taken a medical leave to continue his personal health treatments, Bloomberg reported.

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Desert Hot Springs looking to file for bankruptcy

Desert Hot Springs on Tuesday announced that it would run out of money in March due to higher-than-expected salary and pension costs. It said that it could join other California cities that filed for bankruptcy last year.

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