The €277bn Dutch pension fund is slowing allocations to the region as part of a worldwide strategy to combat falling asset prices.
While far from immune to global economic weakness and risks, the APAC region has more resilient growth projections in the medium term, buoyed by its growing middle class, says Richard van den Berg, fund manager for M&G Asia Property Strategy.
Commodities and more aggressive alternative strategies are among the options being explored as institutional investors look to counter potential threat.
Australia’s largest superannuation fund has signalled concern over global property markets as allocations to the sector fall off.
As a new performance study confirms the persistent variability of active fund managers' results, a global index fund giant is making a move into Australia's superannuation market.
Cadillac Fairview and Ivanhoé Cambridge are among a slew of high-quality institutions investing in build-to-rent multifamily assets in Australia, as tenant demand continues to grow in the country.
Vanguard’s new superannuation fund aims to capitalise on its reputation for low fees to break into the country's $2.18 trillion pension industry.
Property markets may be facing a turning point, but long-term structural trends continue to underpin real estate in Asia Pacific, making the sector potentially attractive for overseas capital, says Jing Dong Lai, CIO and CEO, M&G Real Estate Asia
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.
High oil and gas prices and the global energy supply crunch have made fossil fuels more attractive, but asset owners and managers say that’s not about to derail their climate change goals.
Although global bonds are experiencing a tumultuous year, with prices in free fall and yields skyrocketing, the low interest rates of the preceding years meant that many Australian super funds have smaller allocations to the asset class.
Family office investors in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore are wading deeper into digital assets, but Australian pension funds remain focused on blockchain tech more broadly.