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CalPERS to host emerging and diverse manager forum

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Opalesque Industry Update, for New Managers - The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) will host an Emerging and Diverse Manager Forum on April 1, 2014, in Sacramento. The forum is the premier CalPERS educational and networking event for emerging and diverse managers seeking to become investment partners with the Pension Fund.

The forum will provide prospective managers with an overview of CalPERS emerging manager investment programs, insights into the organizational and structural attributes that are important factors in the Pension Fund's assessment of promising emerging firms, and instructions on how to submit investment proposals.

WHO: Emerging and diverse investment managers, California pension plan officials

WHEN: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 1, 2014

WHERE: Sheraton Grand Hotel 1230 J Street, Sacramento, CA

TO ATTEND: Media wishing to attend the forum are asked to register with CalPERS Office of Public Affairs no later than 5:00 p.m. PT, March 28, 2014.

The theme of the forum, Performance Driven EM Initiatives across the Golden State, brings into focus an array of California-based pension funds and their strategies for identifying and incorporating talented emerging and diverse managers into their investment portfolios.

Participants and supporting partners include:

  • Rob Feckner, President, CalPERS Board of Administration
  • Henry Jones, Chair, CalPERS Investment Committee
  • Anne Stausboll, Chief Executive Officer, CalPERS
  • Ted Eliopoulos, Interim Chief Investment Officer, CalPERS
  • Chris Ailman, Chief Investment Officer, CalSTRS
  • Rodney June, Chief Investment Officer, LA City Employees' Retirement System
  • Tom Lopez, Chief Investment Officer, LA Fire and Police Pension System
  • California Legislative Black Caucus
  • California Latino Legislative Caucus
  • California Asian & Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus
  • Association of Asian American Investment Managers
  • National Association of Securities Professionals
  • National Association of Investment Companies
  • New America Alliance

For more information about the forum, including an agenda, visit our 2014 CalPERS Emerging & Diverse Manager Forum page.

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