Amanda is the Director of Product Management for PEI, whose editorial titles include Private Equity International, Secondaries Investor, Buyouts, PE Hub, VCJ, Real Estate Capital, Private Equity Real Estate, Agri Investor, Infrastructure Investor, Private Debt Investor, Regulatory Compliance Watch and Private Funds CFO. She was previously the company's Group Managing Editor.
Since taking the helm at CalPERS in early 2009, CIO Joseph Dear has made it clear he considers private equity, including real estate, a crucial part of the pension plan’s investment strategy. PERE Magazine, March 2012 issue
Since taking the helm at CalPERS in early 2009, CIO Joseph Dear has made it clear he considers private equity a crucial part of its investment strategy. But things haven’t been business as usual: he’s taken fund managers to task over alignment of interest, led an overhaul of the pension’s allocation model, sorted out the aftermath of a ‘pay-to-play’ scandal and hired a veteran private equity chief. Amanda Janis stops by Dear’s office in Sacramento to learn how CalPERS continues to find value in private equity
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