Adoption of a real estate benchmark in Asia is increasing as leading European pension funds place reporting at the heart of their emissions reduction efforts.
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Growth trumps green credentials in much of corporate Asia, but the pension fund insists it can use its ownership position to foster greater climate consciousness.
The AsianInvestor team spoke to some heavyweights in the asset owner industry in February, discussing a wide variety of trends and topics.
APG Asset Management’s Asia presence has grown significantly in recent years as the Dutch asset manager for Europe’s largest pension fund providers seeks to extract value from its private and capital markets.
Inflation and economic uncertainty are leading to dwindling opportunities for investors, top executives from both institutions told AsianInvestor.
The Dutch pension manager expanded its partnership in the Chinese market in 2019. The latest available data shows the portfolio is growing and doing well.
Some of the big investors encouraging agreements where building owners and tenants can help cut emissions. Still, these deals can be hard to put in place.
Even as regulators crack down on the practice, accurately estimating the environmental and social impact of an investment remains challenging.
As education remains a centrepiece of Australia’s global services exports, the purpose-built student accommodation sector is continuing to attract significant capital commitments from foreign asset owners.
Surging interest rates resulted in a liquidity crisis for UK pension funds, but other systems in the Netherlands and Asia aren't likely to meet the same fate: APG, fund managers
Hiring, training and green leases help make up for continued paucity of information.
Asia’s private markets are facing the same macroeconomic challenges as the rest of the world, but the Dutch pension fund sees rising investment opportunities in consumer services, healthcare and financial sectors.