CPP Investments plans to double green and transition asset investments to $130 billion by 2030 as part of its 2050 net-zero plans but will not divest from oil and gas companies.
Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund recorded investment losses for 2021 as local and mainland Chinese equities underperformed, but experts eye other headwinds for the coming year.
Consistent returns is a must for Asian asset owners when it comes to selecting external managers, according to an AOI report. Information delivery also ranks high on the list.
One year after the UK pensions pool named managers for its China equities mandate, AsianInvestor spoke to portfolio manager Anthony Petalas for his outlook on Asia's behemoth.
The results posted by the Bureau of Labor Funds (BLF) in Taiwan fell short of the benchmark index, and one analyst urges more to be done particularly after last year’s scandal.
Low to zero fees for co-investments mean higher returns, but opportunities are generally limited to institutional investors that can allocate dedicated resources.
The Australian pension fund joins other asset owners in eyeing private credit opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region, although liquid defensive assets retain a majority of allocations.
The Australian fund, formerly known as Local Government Super, is drawn to share markets but does not plan add alternative assets because of liquidity constraints and fee pressures.
Once the poor cousin to the environmental pillar in ESG, a new report finds that issues around Covid are set to boost social investment over the next three years.
Rising prices appear to be mostly transitory but could begin to pose broader concerns if they remain elevated for a long period, the asset owner believes.
CPPIB, Omers and OTPP are busy hiring in the region for investment talent in credit, real assets and particularly equities. Omers is also planning to add office space in Singapore.
The likes of CIC, GIC and Temasek are making smaller investments as they have had to become more creative in their asset sourcing, says consultancy Global SWF.