Daisuke Hamaguchi, CIO of the Pension Fund Association, wants to boost returns, but faces an immature domestic alternatives market and rising hedging costs.
The pension fund’s CIO, Daisuke Hamaguchi, says the Japanese stock market has ceased to function properly. His proposed solution: a tax incentive for selling cross-shareholdings.
We continue to reveal why AsianInvestor's Institutional Excellence Awards were handed out this year. Today: the winners in the market categories of Hong Kong and Japan.
Japan's $112 billion Pension Fund Association has appointed UK firm Hermes EOS to help implement its stewardship activities, reflecting a push towards responsible ownership across Asia.
Daisuke Hamaguchi, CIO at Japan's $106 billion Pension Fund Association, tells AsianInvestor how risk management has played a role in its asset allocation and what its alternatives plans are.
Daisuke Hamaguchi, chief investment officer, Pension Fund Association
The CIO at Japan's Pension Fund Association discloses his fears about over-reliance on standard deviation as a measure of risk at an AsianInvestor forum.
The nation’s seventh largest institutional investor terminated or did not renew six manager mandates and signed up or gave additional business to three more in the year to March 31.
The PFA likes infrastructure and real estate, but is mistrustful of the ideas presented by fund managers.