Korean Teachers’ Credit Union has signed a second real estate partnership agreement with a Californian counterpart; Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund backs third fund in series focused on Australian logistics assets; the investment firm that manages part of Alibaba co-founder's fortune is retreating from US stocks as it increasingly focuses on private markets.
Qantas Super allocates A$2 billion to fund managers to reduce carbon intensity across its equity portfolios; Korea's NPS, Teacher's Pension and GEPS to lower domestic stock targets; Dajia Insurance to sell off Anbang legacy hotel portfolio.
Amid concerns about the effect of the Japan-Korea trade war on the global economy, Korean asset owners are being pressured to act on the issue.
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CIOs of Korean institutions are moving to build private debt allocations as they struggle to justify adding to large property and private equity portfolios.
The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union plans to raise its foreign allocation by $750 million. Most of that will go into property via fund managers, and global equities are also set for more flows.
Korea’s biggest retirement fund is building a hedge fund portfolio, and other pensions in the country are making similar moves, amid a wider backlash against such strategies.
The fast-growing $22.5 billion Korean Teachers' Credit Union posted strong returns last year as it minimised exposure to stocks and added alternative assets. That trend is continuing.
They explain the factors that determine why they choose one manager over another as they look to step up allocation to global markets and alternative assets.