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Opinion: Why Remington’s investors shouldn’t sell

Cerberus dodged a bullet with its recent decision to let investors sell out of one of the world’s biggest gunmakers, Remington Outdoor. It’s the company that made the assault rifle used to kill 20 children and six of their teachers in a Connecticut elementary school in December 2012.

CalSTRS promotes Blatnick to Chief of Administrative Services

California State Teachers’ Retirement System said Tuesday it promoted Lisa Blatnick to Chief of Administrative Services. The position was effective Aug. 1, according to a statement. As Chief of Administrative Services, Blatnick will oversee the strategic direction, policy development and management of the Administrative Services Branch.

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CalSTRS appoints new global equity director

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System said Wednesday that it has hired June Kim as director of global equity. Her appointment begins July 21. Previously, she worked at at the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association where she served as principal investment officer for global equities.

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CalSTRS commits $743 mln to alternatives in Q1: Buyouts

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System committed $743 million to private equity investments during the first quarter, with a $200 million commitment to Clayton Dubiler & Rice Fund IX drawing the single largest pledge.

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