CalPERS eyes risk, liquidity in asset review

Jacobius, Arleen
March 2009
Pensions & Investments;3/23/2009, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p1
The article reports that California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) officials might include downside risk and liquidity factors in their upcoming asset allocation review. The moves could lead officials at the $167.3 billion CalPERS, to alter the way they view illiquid asset classes, such as real estate and private equity. It is stated that CalPERS officials expect their private equity allocation to exceed the fund's 10% policy weight for the next several years.


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