The largest retirement funds in the Netherlands and South Korea have formed a landmark partnership to focus on real asset mega-deals. Their investment heads tell AsianInvestor why.
Over the 20 years that AsianInvestor has been publishing, the world’s financial markets have evolved
a great deal.
The size of stock markets have grown apace, as have the valuations of major global indices. Asia’s major investors have also seen their asset bases swell over this period, making them much more serious players in the world’s capital markets, as pension funds in particular have either grown or begun gaining assets from the region's workers.
For our latest edition of AsianInvestor magazine, we took at look at some of the statistics the reflect how much change the region, its markets and its pension funds have gone through.
To take a look at these statistics in our Data Centre story, please click here.
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