The US state's biggest retirement fund has nearly trebled its target allocation to private credit and is adding private equity and real assets too. It is also eyeing other ways to boost returns.
AsianInvestor gained the views of GSAM chairman Sheila Patel on how Asian investing has changed, and why she hopes to see more definitive investment flows into the region.
Deal sourcing and origination of infrastructure assets have been affected by the pandemic, but the Canadian public pension fund was able to close some transactions.
AsianInvestor spoke to Mark Browning, head of Asia for Franklin Templeton, shortly before his departure from the fund house, about how fund management has changed in 20 years.