A sign stands in front of California Public Employees' Retirement System building in Sacramento, California. CalPERS is the state's public employees retirement fund. (Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images)
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System plans to divest the entire $4 billion that it has with hedge funds, saying they’re too expensive and complex. The decision to eliminate 24 hedge funds and six hedge fund-of-funds, isn’t related to the performance of the program, said Ted Eliopoulos, the interim chief investment officer. The board of the $298 billion pension, known as Calpers, hasn’t decided where to invest the money after the pullout, which will take about a year, he said. [Full Story]
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