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.
Two recent investor surveys reveal the growing appeal of value-added strategies in the region. Their appeal comes against the backdrop of waning interest in real estate by Asian institutional investors.
FWD group eyes stake sale after delaying IPO plans yet again; Ajlan & Bros Holding Group to forge deals with listed Chinese firms; Japan's Chikyoren hires managers for equity mandates; Temasek invests in agri-food strategy; and more.
The regulator's heightened focus on the infrequent valuations of unlisted assets held by Australia’s pensions can lead to positive changes in governance across the whole industry.
Pension funds are facing an array of complicated choices amid growing economic uncertainty and changing regulatory frameworks. New technology has the potential to help with these issues.
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.
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’.
The Indonesia Investment Authority is harnessing strategic global partnerships to close the infrastructure funding gap.
Indonesia's SWF bulks up lending expertise; India budget's tax breaks to benefit pension funds and wealth funds; Australian regulator to carry out 'deep dive' review of superannuation sector's unlisted assets; KIC, GPIF, BLF post gains for 2023; and more.
As bank financing retrenches across the region, the Canadian pension manager eyes the opportunity to fill that gap.