Threat to half PE investing lessons

Pichardo, Raquel
March 2008
Pensions & Investments;3/31/2008, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p6
The article reports that a bill under consideration in the California Assembly would ban California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) and California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) from future investments in private equity funds. The bill targets sovereign wealth funds whose sponsoring countries do not adhere to certain human rights treaties. CalPERS and CalSTRS officials plan to negotiate with assemblyman Alberto Torrico to make changes in the bill.


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