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CalPERS’ forestry portfolio gathers pace but remains in the slow lane

The $351bn pension fund’s results in real assets at large exceeded the benchmark by 1.19 percentage points, driven by infrastructure.

NZ Super Fund interim boss steps up to permanent CEO

Matt Whineray, who has been with the vehicle since 2008, will take the helm of the $26.3bn fund on July 1.

Diversity a factor in Chicago Teachers’ decision to pass on Blackstone, Brookfield

But CIO Angela Miller-May stressed it wasn’t the clincher in its recent decision to allocate $50m with IFM Investors and Ullico Investment Advisors.

VicSuper CEO: How to do water well

Michael Dundon tells Agri Investor the A$20bn fund entered the asset class opportunistically but is now thinking about diversification. Here are some lessons for other supers looking to follow suit.

Future Fund reorganizes investment team

Australia’s sovereign wealth fund has created five new roles, split by asset class, following the departure of its head of property.

Sweden to relax rules on unlisted investments for state pensions

The country’s four AP funds are one step closer to gaining more flexibility when investing in private markets.

Chattanooga picks finalists in timber, ag searches

Dahab Associates CIO Steven Roth tells Agri Investor which managers did not make the cut in the $225m pension's search.

First State Super CEO: Blue Sky investments have ‘outperformed expectations’

The Australian superfunds’ retiring CEO has said it is ‘comfortable and satisfied’ with its investments with the troubled asset manager.

Ag and water concerns contributed to Harvard overseer’s departure

Following her resignation last week, Kat Taylor tells Agri Investor that even as a member of the university’s second-highest governing body, she was unable to get a definitive picture of the $37bn endowment’s agriculture investments.

First State Super names new CEO

Deanne Stewart, current chief executive of Metlife’s Australian business, will take over in November after Michael Dwyer retires.

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