Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund scheme gets three more investment options; Korea's National Pension Service reportedly has two frontrunners to head its investment operations; new report says asset owners around the world are passively invested in companies that might be involved in Uyghur Muslims repression in China’s Xinjiang region; and more.
In 2016, signals were clear that the Canadian pension fund would likely continue investing in Chinese and other Asian real estate markets. Six years on, its overall exposure to the region has grown significantly.
Bonds look relatively more attractive, says KIC CEO; CPP Investments and Ontario Teachers’ Pension has increased their investments into Indian highways; and more.
Asia’s private credit market is seeing a surge in investments from foreign asset owners and institutions in search of portfolio diversification amid uncertain economic conditions.
Korean Teachers’ Credit Union has signed a second real estate partnership agreement with a Californian counterpart; Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund backs third fund in series focused on Australian logistics assets; the investment firm that manages part of Alibaba co-founder's fortune is retreating from US stocks as it increasingly focuses on private markets.
Five Australian superannuation products failed to meet the performance benchmark this year, including four that failed for the second time; Singapore's GIC has led Indian space-tech startup series B funding round; Korea's NPS gets new CEO for three-year term.
Despite ending its first quarter of fiscal 2023 with a $16 billion decrease in net assets, the Canadian pension plan manager increased its PE commitments across Asia, including China and India.
With over $1 trillion in assets and growing, Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global is already one the largest pension funds in the world - now it's aiming to be the most transparent too.
Dutch pension fund manager APG, logistics company ESR and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board plan to double the total equity investment capacity of their second joint venture in Korea, bringing it up to $2 billion.
Singapore's GIC has taken part in an equity syndication program to finance the world's largest green hydrogen platform in the world; Taiwan pension funds reported investment losses in the first four months of 2022; AIA Singapore has teamed up with Franklin Templeton to launch a shariah global diversified fund for Muslim investors.
Indonesia's new sovereign wealth fund to invest $2.72 billion in toll roads; Singapore's MAS tightens tax criteria for family offices; Harvard University's endowment among risk-averse US institutional investors looking to reduce commitments in China; and more.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC is leading a $240 million Series D funding round for open source technology company Grafana Labs; South Korea’s Yellow Umbrella Mutual Aid Fund is seeking managers for a $328 million real estate mandate; Hong Kong's Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) posted HK$76.2 billion loss in the first quarter of 2022, and more.