A range of issues prevent pension funds and insurers from fully embracing opportunities in infrastructure. A closer alignment of interests would help plug the gap, say regional players.
The Dutch pension giant is looking to invest more in the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and India, with a particular focus on infrastructure, renewable energy and natural resources.
The country's budding sovereign wealth fund needs foreign investment, but may struggle to offer levels of return. Would-be investors may instead invest to support geopolitical priorities.
Experts say the country's debut sovereign wealth fund needs full investing independence to attract international assets, but this appears unlikely according to current plans.
The big Canadian pension fund sees promise in the increasingly favoured region, while its even larger peer CPPIB has just agreed a new logistics tie-up in Indonesia.
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The country’s planned new sovereign wealth fund is intended to act as a conduit for infrastructure investment, via several investors as well as different investment paths.
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More needs to be done to channel investment into Indonesian infrastructure, and regulators are looking to update fund industry rules to that end, says the local head of Manulife AM.
The UK insurer has made the hire as part of a shake-up that has seen it appoint new chief investment officers for its main Asian businesses.
BPJS Ketenagakerjaan's new $1 billion defined benefit scheme is moving to a more aggressive investment allocation in equities as it seeks to raise its returns.
The insurer wants to be able to offer unit-linked products that invest 100% in offshore-focused sharia funds. Separately, it is looking to raise its corporate bond exposure.