US renowned pension fund CalPERS (California Public Employees’ Retirement System) has announced its current chief investment officer Ted Eliopoulos is set to leave “in order to relocate to the East Coast to be closer to family.” The search for a successor has already started while Eliopoulos will remain CIO until a replacement is found. He […]
A group of global institutional infrastructure investors, including AIMCo, APG, ATP, Aviva Investors, CalPERS, Mirova, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and PGGM, representing $1.5trn (€1.32trn), has recently launched the GRESB Infrastructure, a global sustainability benchmark for infrastructure assets. The group has partnered with GRESB, the global standard for portfolio-level sustainability assessment in real estate, to develop a […]
A key factor in the performance of an offshore hedge fund is the independent director, whose duty is to defend the interests of the investor.
Yves Choueifaty, founder of $2bn French asset management group TOBAM, talks to Madison Marriage about his “anti-benchmark” investment strategy.
Fund selectors will often insist they need to meet the manager, know the company and test the record. For managing partner Fraser McKenzie (pictured), that is not enough.