Several Australian superannuation funds have completed their mergers; lawmakers have filed a bill seeking to create a Philippine sovereign wealth fund; and more.
Singapore's GIC wants to buy the only the only REIT which Buffett has invested in; NZ Super Fund has shifted about 40% of its overall investment portfolio to market indices that align with the Paris Agreement; CalSTRS committed $825 million to funds investing in Asia Pacific real estate during the first half of 2022.
Asian investors are ramping up climate strategy integration, a trend that NZ Super views as critical to long-term risk and returns.
Financial firms in Asia Pacific need to do more to raise the number of roles held by minorities, say institutional executives and experts.
To remain in the forefront of institutional investment, the sovereign wealth fund of New Zealand is reappraising its entire structure and drafting a new set of investment values.
The unwinding of 'financial repression' is seen to be having a big impact on the portfolio risk. Private market investments in particular are presenting fresh challenges.
New Zealand Super faces obstacles to implementing a climate-focused investment policy. The former head of Swedish state pension AP4 explains how it addressed such issues.