Rather than creating buckets of assets, a paper suggests it may be more appropriate to think of a portfolio in terms of growth, yield and inflation protection.
Wealthy Chinese are exploring bigger investments in private assets as they seek shelter from wild swings in public markets, while managers look for revenue streams as institutional investors' interest dwindles; Singapore's GIC and Temasek make new investment forays into India; and more.
Value over values in ESG for Apac asset owners; Opportunities abound in corporate, EM credit: Thai government pension; ESG 'backlash' emerges as fresh challenge for investors; Early-stage sustainable ventures pay off: family office Rumah Group; GIC’s mosaic approach to ESG analysis
Singapore's Temasek is taking part in a new fund under climate-focused investor founded by Bill Gates; Korea's NPS is looking for a new CIO as the previous' term ends; Canadian CDPQ invests in Japanese developer of renewable energy; and more.
The sovereign wealth fund adopts an arsenal of analytics and tools to tackle ESG, while UBS believes non-ESG products should no longer be presented to clients: panellists.
Bonds look relatively more attractive, says KIC CEO; CPP Investments and Ontario Teachers’ Pension has increased their investments into Indian highways; and more.
Hong Kong officials plan roadshow to woo wealthy families in the Middle East and Europe to set up investment offices in the city; Japan's GPIF has hired its second overseas real estate manager; Singapore's GIC extends investments in Australian logistics; and more.
These trade-offs will reduce over time and GIC believes that sustainable companies offer better risk-adjusted returns in the long term.
Malaysia’s KWAP aims to increase its overseas investments; Singapore’s GIC will take a majority stake in luxury beach resort group; Korea's KIC posted double-digit returns for the first half of 2022.
Singapore's GIC wants to buy the only the only REIT which Buffett has invested in; NZ Super Fund has shifted about 40% of its overall investment portfolio to market indices that align with the Paris Agreement; CalSTRS committed $825 million to funds investing in Asia Pacific real estate during the first half of 2022.
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.
Abu Dhabi and Qatar sovereign wealth funds eye Indian education technology firm; Korea's NPS commits capital to Blackstone Credit’s sustainable credit platform; Allianz in talks with Chinese banks to set up a majority-owned asset management venture; and more.