The world’s third-largest pension fund intends to hire over 50 new investment team members, with a particular focused on domestic and overseas alternative investment.
The third-largest pension fund in the world is still planning to reduce domestic equities despite calls from retail investors for it to support local stock prices.
The Korean state pension fund is pursuing a seemingly muddled strategy, investing in fossil fuel projects even as it says it will implement environmental, social and governance efforts.
The last two years have shown the volatility of the asset class. Korea’s national pension fund wants to change the odds in its favour, partly through more active stock ownership.
After merging domestic alternatives investments into its global strategy, the state pension fund is now putting its efforts into overseas expansion.
South Korea's public pension fund, the world’s third-largest, posted a negative return last year. But it's not the whole story; there's an alternative(s) angle.