The Chinese sovereign wealth fund believes co-investments can effectively expand its investment pipeline but is looking outside the US for fund vehicles or direct investments.
The Taiwanese state pension fund is inviting fund houses to submit proposals for two major five-year global mandates, as it looks to raise alternatives and rotate out poor performers.
Mercer CFA Institute's Global Pension Index 2020 report shows retirement systems in Australia, China, Hong Kong and Malaysia performed worse than global peers this year.
Foreign institutions applying for a mutual fund management company (FMC) licence face far more stringent requirements than private fund management permissions.
The country's reform of its three-pillar pension system continues to see slow progress. Experts say developments should focus on the third pillar of individual pension schemes.
The country's latest plan to merge the two foreign investment schemes could raise protective instruments and demonstrates its commitment to opening up, say observers.