A tough year in public markets has taken its toll on the performance of Korea’s sovereign wealth fund, but an increasing allocation to alternatives has counterbalanced some of the losses.
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Will the result be what happened in Indonesia? One thing is certain: the desire to create state investment platforms is growing regionally and globally.
In a tough year, investors have emerged more adaptable than ever, INA’s chief executive told the Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong.
The Indonesia Investment Authority was established in 2021 to attract foreign capital to aid the country’s development. When the fund launched, its proposed system of governance raised concerns among financial experts.
Expect sovereign funds and pension funds to set up offices in Asia and regional institutions to further boost their presence overseas as they hunt for investment opportunities.
The country's strategic sovereign wealth fund, Indonesia Investment Authority, was instrumental in driving investments, particularly in infrastructure and green energy transition, a report said.
The Korean sovereign wealth fund aims to increase its direct investment abilities with a minority stake in US-based Golub, marking its first acquisition of an external manager.
Japan’s life insurers are bailing out of foreign bonds at a record pace; Taiwan's Public Service Pension Fund sees ten months of consecutive losses; Korea Investment Corporation has made its first direct investment in an asset management firm; and more.
The Singaporean investment company plans to relocate staff from other global offices, then hire locally over time at a planned Paris office.
For the $1.35 trillion alternative-heavy China Investment Corporation, it could be just a matter of time before it surpasses the world's largest sovereign wealth fund Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global.
The sovereign wealth fund is taking steps to align its portfolio to higher ESG standards by becoming the second Korean asset owner to join the UN-supported framework.