Capital waiting to be deployed is weighing on returns and pushing up buyout valuations. KKR’s response is to tweak the strategy for its latest Asian mega-fund to put money to work faster.
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Daisuke Hamaguchi, CIO of the Pension Fund Association, wants to boost returns, but faces an immature domestic alternatives market and rising hedging costs.
The CIO of the world’s largest pension fund, Hiromichi Mizuno, is pushing hard for more dialogue between investors and issuers in the hope of boosting returns for Japan's retirees.
The history of investors trying to make co-investments with private equity firms or even go it alone is strewn with casualties.
Conflicts of interest and strains are seen to be growing as more asset owners in Asia eye co-investments and direct deals. Regulators are watching the situation closely.