Yesterday’s signing of the memorandum of cooperation for the Asia Region Funds Passport has sparked calls for jurisdictions to address the unequal tax treatment of ...
Australia, Japan, Korea and New Zealand today signed the Asia Region Fund Passport’s memorandum of cooperation, which will come into effect on June 30.
Korea's $91 billion sovereign wealth fund has reportedly found a new CIO, after hiring a COO last week, amid an overhaul by its new CEO. It is still seeking a chief risk officer.
The $5.2 billion state retirement fund is boosting its alternatives and overseas exposure, adopting a longer-term investment approach and using more active foreign equity managers.
The fast-growing $22.5 billion Korean Teachers' Credit Union posted strong returns last year as it minimised exposure to stocks and added alternative assets. That trend is ...
Korean asset managers are being nudged towards setting up shop in emerging Asia – witness a recent CEO delegation to Vietnam – but they first need to make changes ...
AsianInvestor is pleased to announce its 2016 Korea Awards, recognising fund managers operating onshore and those providing the best solutions to Korean institutions.
The $427 billion pension fund has named a new head of domestic equities amid changes under its new leadership, following underperformance against a range of overseas peers. ...
The new head of Korea Investment Corporation is moving to implement reforms at the $90 billion sovereign wealth fund after his predecessor violated internal guidelines.
The National Pension Service has named the former chief of a local asset manager as investment head, after a spat between the $430 billion state fund’s previous CEO and CIO.
The institution's $65 billion savings bureau has issued RFPs to run an expected $240 million of international equity portfolios, as it builds its offshore allocation.
Fund managers question the likely effectiveness of a raft of recent measures from authorities designed to drive domestic investment.
Former World Bank executive Eun Sung-Soo is the new chairman and CEO at Korea Investment Corporation, after 'Hank' Ahn Hong-chul quit amid reports of improper conduct.
The $60 billion institution aims to have 20% of its portfolio in overseas assets within the next four years as it builds its alternatives and equities allocations.
We are now accepting nominations for our fifth annual Korea Investment Management Awards. Here we outline a few changes, the criteria and the timeline.