A year after New Zealand’s sovereign fund hired its first diversity chief, it's putting in place an integrated DE&I strategy amid a growing investor focus on social inclusion.
From property-heavy portfolios to those focused on farming and forestry, iwi are most concerned about what is best for their local community.
The New Zealand sovereign fund continues its allocation to one of the biggest growth sectors in the local economy.
Wind farms offer long-term investors an attractive return profile and are already receiving broad-based political support in New Zealand and Australia.
QIC seeks to capitalise on the strong performance of private debt in Australia and New Zealand on behalf of State Investments amid higher interest rates and inflationary pressure.
The New Zealand sovereign fund will expand into Asia in the coming years.
The fund's 29.6% returns marked its best ever and exceeded its reference portfolio, which has 80% allocated to equities, by 1.73%.
Major asset owners are starting to consider how to better measure the effect of their sustainable investment approaches.
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.
The sovereign wealth fund has become more cautious about private asset investing, worried that they may struggle to outperform its reference benchmark, net of an illiquidity premium.
New Zealand's government wants to see the domestic venture-capital market bridge the gap in series A and B capital funding. NZ Super is providing funds to support that development.
New Zealand's sovereign wealth fund is backing the Christchurch Call, launched in Paris to pressure global political and business leaders to eliminate violent extremist content online.