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How Rhode Island plans to use secondaries to boost its PE exposure

PEI speaks with senior investment officer Jonathan Popielarski about the types of fund stakes the US pension wants to buy so it can hit its 11% target allocation.

CalPERS fills private equity chief position after two years

Greg Ruiz will join the pension system this summer from Altamont Capital Partners, filling a role that has been without a permanent occupant since Réal Desrochers left in 2017.

CalSTRS GPs divided over fee disclosure

The pension has to ask funds it invested in before 2017 if it can make their fees and expenses public, and almost half said no.

Why GPIF’s Hiro wants better alignment, not lower fees

Hiromichi Mizuno was tasked with guiding the world's largest pension fund into alternatives. He tells PEI what he learned in his four-year tenure.

Kurt Summers: Chicago is on an ESG mission

The City of Chicago treasurer on why he took a stand on ESG and what he considers the biggest threat to private equity as we know it.

5 questions with Meketa’s Allan Emkin

The private markets veteran talks private markets growth, consolidation and why he’s concerned about returns.

CalPERS seeks to restart private equity co-investments

Co-investing by the US's largest public pension has stalled due to challenges around speed of execution.
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AP4’s alternatives head on the three ESG areas GPs need to improve on

Jenny Askfelt Ruud, head of alternative investments at the €35bn Swedish pension fund, says GPs need better strategic angles when it comes to sustainable investing.

Pennsylvania pension systems explore central investment office

PSERS and SERS have engaged McKinsey on separate contracts to explore merger possibilities for their investment functions.

CalPERS gets green light on ‘direct’ programme

Staff at the US's biggest public pension won approval for its proposed programme ‘in concept’ and will need to go back to the board with proposed partners and investment opportunities.

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