CalPERS cuts interim PE allocation to 8 pct


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Calpers headquarters is seen in Sacramento, California, October 21, 2009. Calpers, the largest U.S. public pension fund, manages retirement benefits for more than 1.6 million people, with assets comparable in value to the entire GDP of Israel. The Calpers investment portfolio had a historic drop in value, going from a peak of $250 billion in the fall of 2007 to $167 billion in March 2009, a loss of about a third during that period. It is now around $200 billion. REUTERS/Max Whittaker (UNITED STATES) - RTXPWO1
  • Long-term allocation remains unchanged
  • CalPERS reviews interim allocations to account for short-term trends
  • PE portfolio valued at $25.4 bln
California Public Employees’ Retirement System slashed its interim allocation for private equity to 8 percent from 10 percent, spokesman Brad Pacheco told Buyouts in an email. The adjustment did not involve changes to CalPERS’s long-term strategic allocation to PE, which stands ...

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