The National Pension Service believes better governance and a more consistent strategy will be the results of keeping its chief investment officer in place - and industry experts agree.
Japan, Korea and China are leading the charge into overseas assets which are set to grow from $5.9 trillion to $9.3 trillion between 2020 and 2025.
The fund is mulling Hong Kong or Singapore for an Asian investment office next year. It outlines its five-year plan, saying it will improve global investing, risk management and internal infrastructure.
Naomi Denning, EMBA, ASIP, managing director of investment services for Asia Pacific at Towers Watson, discusses the general trend of Asian institutional funds in terms of overseas investment.
In this video, Towers Watson talks about why Asian institutional investors should move away from their domestic markets, and how they can invest internationally.