In Taiwan, executives from the biggest life insurer and one of the state pension funds outline how they are raising foreign allocations and risk levels in the hope of boosting returns.
The $92 billion Bureau of Labour Funds has invited fund managers to submit proposals for global real estate and infrastructure mandates, in a move to boost alternatives to 6% of its portfolio.
The Bureau of Labour Funds will select managers of real estate and infrastructure securities in the first half, as the $92 billion state pension pool moves to diversify its assets globally.
The $89 billion Bureau of Labour Funds has invited managers to run new global sovereign credit and equity index portfolios for three of its institutions, as it moves to diversify its assets.
The island's largest pension fund is inviting bids for four mandates amounting to $400 million for global real estate and global infrastructure securities.
The state retirement fund will select a foreign investment consultant to advise it on an upcoming batch of alternative, equity and bond mandates.
The former minister for superannuation in Australia, Nick Sherry, urges Taiwan and the rest of Asia to look no further than Canberra for clues on how to drive development in pension systems.
The Labour Pension Fund is offering six equal absolute-return mandates, but its return targets and low fees are criticised.
The Taiwanese pension fund is inviting pitches for its first three emerging-market equity mandates, worth a total of $750 million.
The $30 billion Labour Pension Fund has put aside the asset-allocation plan completed by Mercer last March and is looking for a new adviser.
A little-known change in Taiwan's tax rules could mean a 20% tax rebate on institutional mandate fees for offshore asset managers û or could it?
The civil servantsÆ pension fund has chosen a rather surprising list of candidates to potentially manage two global equity mandates.