Taiwan's largest pension is taking a conservative approach in the current Covid climate, announcing fewer new mandates and potentially delaying renewals to maturing ones.
The state pension fund particularly wants to raise its overall foreign investments but will slow its appointment of external managers following last year’s bribery scandal.
The Taiwanese pension manager's investment return rate has dwindled this year, so it is calling for AI-driven asset managers to help it expand its overseas assets exposure.
The Taiwanese state pension fund is inviting fund houses to submit proposals for two major five-year global mandates, as it looks to raise alternatives and rotate out poor performers.
The $124 billion Taiwanese state pension fund plans to ramp up its exposures in Europe and Japan on the back of a set of encouraging signs of reform in both regions.
The $125 billion state fund is seeking managers for 15 mandates for its first overseas absolute-return equity portfolios, as it seeks to counter expected volatility in global markets.