Amid APRA's ramped-up scrutiny of Australia’s superannuation industry, regulatory authorities worldwide are also intensifying their focus on the valuation of unlisted assets.
A growing private credit industry in Singapore is helping fund sponsors to create Asia-specific offerings, and attracting asset owners from the Asia Pacific and other regions.
Family offices in Asia still favour real estate over other private market opportunities, but there are signs these preferences are changing.
Along with boosting its logistics portfolio, the Dutch pension fund manager's latest investment aligns with a growing trend among institutional investors who are increasingly opting for open-ended fund structures.
With alternatives now constituting a larger portion of pension funds' portfolios, they are closely assessing fixed income opportunities, according to a recent survey.
What appeals to family offices -- impact or ESG investing? Fundamental differences between the two approaches exist, and some family offices prefer one over the other.
The city-state's drive to become a regional hub for alternative assets over the past few years has encouraged interest from new kinds of investors and led to evolving products.
Large institutional investors are increasingly opting for separately managed accounts that promise deeper relationships with fund sponsors and better access to deal flow.
Japanese corporate pension funds are increasingly investing in alternative assets in order to generate income, as the proportion of their portfolios dedicated to domestic assets decreases, a survey shows.
Family offices and ultra-high net worth investors are bullish on the market this year, following a bumper year in 2023. This is in contrast to institutional investors, who continue to dump property.
The corporate pension fund is wary of following its peers strategies in the asset class as allocations among Japanese pensions have evolved.
The US-headquartered pension fund’s private equity chief believes investors’ flight from China-associated investments is ‘overdone’.