Today’s ‘new normal’ will force investors into new habits around how they make decisions on strategic and tactical allocations, return targets and liquidity, finds an exclusive survey by AsianInvestor and BNY Mellon Investment Management.
The asset owners will likely co-invest with more asset owners outside Korea as they are not able to conduct due diligence amid the lockdown while looking for higher returns.
The insurer intends to source alpha by investing more in alternative assets, and is particularly looking buy up prime office properties in European cities as their prices fall further.
Indonesia's two year-old hajj savings fund wants to invest 70% of its assets outside of bank deposits by 2021; it's at 64% today. Its CIO tells AsianInvestor how it plans to do it.
Some institutional investors have turned to leasing out LNG tankers to blue-chips like Shell in order to achieve stable and defensive returns with ESG benefits.
Experts believe the Korean pension fund could be ramping up internal staff to bring equities and fixed income inhouse, while focusing its external investing on alternatives.