Samsung Group's insurance arms are looking to expand their capacities and hedge against inflation via overseas GPs in infrastructure and real estate investments.
Transaction volumes from offshore investors are expected to surpass 1 trillion yen again in the coming year, accounting for some 30% of total volume.
With assets under management reaching $195.7 billion at the end of May, the Korean sovereign wealth fund is continuing to raise its game with alternative assets.
Two asset owners - one from Korea and the other from the Philippines - describe how overseas and alternative assets are the best hedge against inflation and rate fears.
The country's lifers are seeking high-quality overseas assets to strike a balance between risk and return. However, new capital rules from 2023 are making these choices harder.
A lack of proper valuation tools, major volatility and questions around regulations and tax all prevent the digital currencies from gaining the favour of the nation's cautious asset owners.