The $38 billion pension fund is moving to diversify as well as expand its investment team. We speak to its new head of investments, Chompoopen Sirithorn.
The $38 billion pension fund has promoted from within after the long-serving Win Phromphaet moved on to an investment role in the private sector.
Thailand’s state asset owners are showcases for the damage caused by poor governance. Data shows drift, a lack of good governance, and a basic failure by government to pay attention has doomed a generation of savers.
The $28 billion institution has chosen which firms will manage $200 million of its international portfolio. It will award mandates for another $400 million in 2012.
The state fund is looking to ramp up its foreign-asset allocation and needs an investment consultant to help it.
The $25 billion state institution is making its first moves into foreign equities and property and boosting its exposure to international fixed income with three $200 million mandates, one for each asset class.