The boss of Thailand’s second-largest pension fund hopes that proposed changes in the law will help her diversify more into overseas markets. She is particularly bullish on China.
The largest pension fund in Thailand will focus on central business district areas for real estate, while New Zealand's sovereign wealth fund is planning to avoid competitive areas.
Thailand’s Government Pension fund is contemplating teaming up with pension funds from other countries as it continues to ramp up its exposure to alternatives investments.
Stepping into 2020, AsianInvestor asks six private equity experts which sectors or geographies investors should look out for, and which ones asset owners should avoid.
Faced with rising demand for pension support amid a grim investing environment, Thailand’s Government Pension Fund aims to ride through challenges by fine-tuning its asset allocation.
The $21 billion fund thinks local-currency emerging market bonds can overcome US rate hike pressures and wants its overseas allocation cap to be lifted to 40% from 30%.
The $21 billion Government Pension Fund continues to expand its private markets portfolio while looking to manage more global equity exposure in-house.
Winning an Institutional Excellence Award for Southeast Asia, the Government Pension Fund of Thailand has tightened risk management, better enabling it to address absolute return.
Thailand’s state asset owners are showcases for the damage caused by poor governance. Data shows drift, a lack of good governance, and a basic failure by government to pay attention has doomed a generation of savers.
AsianInvestor hosted its fifth annual Southeast Asia Institutional Investment Forum at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre on December 3 and 4.
Thailand's Government Pension Fund and other panellists discuss challenges in respect of investing in alternative assets in Asia.
The Thai pension fund also sees the need to transition from sovereign debt to real assets, but struggles to build a long-term investment culture.