calstrs

Hedge Funds

How to allocate to combat climate risk

A climate change report from Mercer has given investors a practical framework for monitoring and managing climate risk, shifting the discussion from philosophical agreement to practical investment implementation. Mercer has outlined extensive dynamic investment modelling that analyses changes in the return expectations of assets between 2015 and 2050 driven by four climate change scenarios and […]
Investment Strategy

IFM wins $500 million mandate

Industry Funds Management has won a US$500 million mandate from the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, the second-largest pension fund in the U.S. IFM says US$300 million will be invested immediately and US$200 million will be invested in the next 18 months in regulated utilities, transport and other “cash-yielding, inflation-hedged infrastructure investments” in Australia, Europe […]
Administration

Aussie Super in reverse? CalSTRS mulls big active bump

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) will publish its business plans in the next week or so, and with a back-to-basics theme, the investment team has been directed to review its mix of active versus passive. Chief investment of CalSTRS, Chris Ailman, says the board typically asks the investment team to review three broad […]
Administration

Aussie Super in reverse? CalSTRS mulls big active bump

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) will publish its business plans in the next week or so, and with a back-to-basics theme, the investment team has been directed to review its mix of active versus passive. Chief investment of CalSTRS, Chris Ailman, says the board typically asks the investment team to review three broad […]