The creation of a custom index tracking publicly listed niche real estate sectors show an interest for more specific investments and an active approach within a passives strategy.
Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds is taking on more risk through its passive equity mandate as it banks on a rally in global equity markets.
Market dislocations and black swan events in recent years have left institutional investors with few safe havens in public markets, rekindling their interest in hedge funds.
Taking a passive approach to listed investments is no longer sufficient to ensure satisfactory returns, said the Australian sovereign fund's chief.
Amid a challenging global environment, India’s markets are a favoured investment destination for some of the world’s largest pension funds.
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Economic turmoil and global tensions saw Asia-Pacific private equity funds turn cautious in 2022, but some sectors are still attracting interest, the Dutch pension fund's head of APAC private equity said.
The Chinese life insurer is also keeping its eye on undervalued Hong Kong equities to boost its $11 billion overseas investment portfolio.
The AsianInvestor news team was very busy in March, covering big stories such as the UBS-Credit Suisse merger impact, as well as speaking to asset owners at our own events.
The Chinese insurance giant is adding alternative investments in real assets to enhance portfolio resilience. It is optimistic about China’s $12.5 billion public REITs market, where it is both asset owner and investor.
The Hong Kong family office is repositioning its public assets portfolio of equities, bonds and cash to capture different opportunities in Asia, Europe, and the US.
Following a plunge in Asia Pacific’s private equity markets, investors are shifting away from a growth-at-all-costs mindset and becoming more selective as they look to deploy their capital.