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.
We are identifying 20 outstanding executives who are driving the region's pension funds forward. Today, we feature leaders from Korea's NPS IM and AustralianSuper.
South Korea's biggest pension fund is moving in the right direction but deep ties to segments of the capital market make independent monitoring a challenge, say experts.