While the California fund giant is hoping to win fee cuts from other
private equity firms after Apollo Global Management agreed to
trim $125 million in fees, CalPERS' CIO is pressing for finance overhaul
to stop the casino atmosphere on Wall Street and restore confidence.
In a study of alternative asset managers, RBC Dexia found that
a clear majority of hedge funds believed greater governance of
alternative investments could result in an increased allocation to the
Onyx Capital Advisors, a firm
that invests in small and medium enterprises in the Midwestern and
Southeastern US states, and its founder have been charged with fraud for
stealing millions of dollars from Detroit pension funds.