This committee reviews investment transactions, the investment performance of both internal and external managers, and establishes investment policy and strategy.

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Meeting Agenda for September 24, 2018

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Open Session

9:00 a.m.
Or Upon Adjournment or Recess of Board Closed Session – Whichever is later

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call (PDF)
    2. Approval of the September 24, 2018 Investment Committee Timed Agenda (PDF)
    3. Executive Report – Chief Investment Officer Briefing (This item will be presented verbally at the meeting.)Ted Eliopoulos
    4. Action Consent ItemTed Eliopoulos
      1. Approval of the August 13, 2018 Investment Committee Open Session Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    5. Information Consent ItemsTed Eliopoulos
      1. Annual Calendar Review (PDF)
      2. Draft Agenda for the November 13, 2018 Investment Committee Meeting (PDF)
      3. Monthly Update – Performance and Risk (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      4. Monthly Update – Investment Compliance (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      5. Supplemental Income Plan Strategic Asset Allocation Implementation Update (PDF)
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    6. Action Agenda Item – Total Fund
      1. California Public Divest from Iran Act and Sudan Act - Adoption of Findings (PDF)Kit Crocker
    7. Information Agenda Item – Program Reviews
      1. Global Fixed Income Annual Program Review (PDF)Arnie Philips
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
      2. Consultant Review of the Global Fixed Income Program (PDF)Andrew Junkin, Wilshire Associates
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      3. Real Assets Annual Program Review (PDF)Paul Mouchakkaa
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
      4. Consultants Review of the Real Assets Program (PDF)Andrew Junkin, Wilshire Associates
        Christy Fields and Sarah Bernstein, Pension Consulting Alliance
        Lisa Bacon and Stephen McCourt, Meketa Investment Group
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
        3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
    8. Information Agenda Items – Policy & Delegation
      1. Review of Investment Policy Updates – First Reading (PDF)Kit Crocker
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
        2. Attachment 2 (PDF)
        3. Attachment 3 (PDF)
        4. Attachment 4 (PDF)
        5. Attachment 5 (PDF)
        6. Attachment 6 (PDF)
        7. Attachment 7 (PDF)
    9. Information Agenda Items – Total Fund
      1. CalPERS Consultant Public Fund Universe Comparison Reports (PDF)Andrew Junkin, Wilshire Associates
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
      2. Corporate Governance Update: Proxy Voting, Shareowner Campaigns and Corporate Engagement (PDF)Beth Richtman and Simiso Nzima
        1. Attachment 1 (PDF)
    10. Summary of Committee Direction (Oral Report)Ted Eliopoulos
    11. Public Comment

Closed Session

Upon Adjournment or Recess of Open Session (Government Code sections 11126(a)(1), (c)(16) and (e))

  1. Item
    1. Call to Order and Roll Call
    2. Action Consent ItemsTed Eliopoulos
      1. Approval of the August 13, 2018 Investment Committee Closed Session Meeting Minutes
    3. Information Consent ItemsTed Eliopoulos
      1. Closed Session Activity Reports
        1. Status of Action Items Not Yet Reported
        2. Items Completed Under Delegated Authority
        3. Disclosure of Placement Agent Fees: Proposed Investments
        4. Investment Proposal Status Reports
    4. Information Agenda Items – Total Fund
      1. California Public Divest from Iran Act and Sudan ActKit Crocker
      2. Corporate Governance Update: Proxy Voting, Shareowner Campaigns and Corporate EngagementBeth Richtman and Simiso Nzima
      3. Update on Private Equity Business ModelTed Eliopoulos, Elisabeth Bourqui and John Cole
    5. Information Agenda Items – External Manager and Investment Decision Updates
      1. Private EquitySarah Corr
      2. Real AssetsPaul Mouchakkaa
      3. Global EquitySteve Carden
      4. Global Fixed IncomeArnie Phillips
      5. OpportunisticKevin Winter
      6. Trust Level Portfolio ManagementEric Baggesen
    6. Information Agenda Item – Chief Investment Officer – Personnel, Employment and PerformanceTed Eliopoulos
    7. Information Agenda Item – Investment Strategy Session with the Board's Independent Consultants

Notes

  1. Items designated for Information are appropriate for Committee Action if the Committee wishes to take action. Any Agenda Item from a properly noticed Committee meeting, held immediately prior to this Board meeting, may be considered by the Board.
  2. The hour designated as the earliest starting time for this meeting is not intended to communicate the expected duration (or ending time) of the preceding meeting.
  3. Public comment may be taken on any agenda item. There is a three-minute limitation on each public comment, unless otherwise directed by the Presiding Officer. (Cal. Code Regs. tit. 2, § 552.1.)
  4. Board Members may attend meetings of committees of which they are not members and participate in the discussions during those meetings.


Location

CalPERS Headquarters
Robert F. Carlson Auditorium
Lincoln Plaza North
400 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95811

Parking
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Security

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