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Rob Feckner Re-elected as CalPERS Board President, Priya Mathur Unseats George Diehr for VP

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Priya Mathur, Photo Credit: CalPERS

Priya Mathur, Photo Credit: CalPERS

CalPERS today heralded the re-election of CalPERS Board president Rob Feckner in a unanimous decision at its latest board meeting on January 14.

“Once again, I’m humbled by the trust my colleagues have placed in me and I appreciate their faith in my leadership,” said Feckner in a statement.

Priya Mathur, a principal financial analyst for Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), was also elected unanimously to the vice president post. She replaced George Diehr, who served in the position for 6 years. Mathur, who also chairs the Pension and Health Benefits committee, has served on CalPERS boards since 2003.

“Members of the Board submit names for nomination,” said a spokesperson for the California pension fund in a email to the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute, “Ms. Mathur’s was the only name submitted” for the VP role.

“I am honored to be elected vice-president of the Board,” said Mathur in a statement. “I look forward to working in this capacity with my colleagues, our dedicated staff and our constituents to make sure that we offer well-managed, high-quality benefit programs for California’s hard-working public employees.”

Ascendas-Singbridge Acquires Three Hotels in Osaka

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Singapore’s Ascendas-Singbridge has acquired three hotels in Osaka for 10.29 billion JPY to tap tourism growth in Japan’s third-largest city.

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BlackRock Contemplates Stake in Eurizon

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Asset management giant BlackRock is contemplating purchasing a 30% ownership stake in Intesa SanPaolo’s asset management unit called Eurizon Capital SGR S.p.A. BlackRock is keen on growing its technology business and increase market adoption of its Aladdin platform.

Intesa has been working with UBS to seek out strategic options for Eurizon. Intesa is keen on maintaining control over Eurizon.

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SWFI First Read, June 22, 2018

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JPMorgan Fund Buys 40% of Oxford Properties’ French Portfolio

A fund advised by JP Morgan Asset Management committed €400 million in Oxford Properties’ French portfolio. Essentially, Oxford Properties sold a 49.9% non-managing interest in 32 Rue Blanche, 92 Avenue de France and Paris Bastille. Oxford Properties made its maiden investment in Paris in 2014 when it acquired 32 Rue Blanche.

Oxford Properties is the real estate unit of OMERS.

Temasek Explores Further Cash Commitments to FirstCry

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