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Singapore's GIC reports improved long-term gains but sees tougher times ahead
trueSingapore's GIC reported on Thursday a strong rise in its long-term investment returns as of March 31, the close of its latest fiscal year, while warning the investment environment will be considerably less friendly in the future.
Former Alaska Permanent Corp. CEO dies
trueMichael J. Burns, former executive director/CEO of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., Juneau, has died at age 68.
ADIA names head of Japan for the fund's internal equities department
truestrong>Hisashi Kuroda joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority's internal equities department as head of Japan.
Active money managers feel pressure to adjust fees
trueActive money managers that pride themselves on adding value to portfolios increasingly are under fire to justify the fees they charge, and some have realized a refusal to budge will see them increasingly bypassed by investors.
Alaska Permanent Fund scouting for special opportunities portfolio manager
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp. is searching for a special opportunities portfolio manager, a new position.
Alabama Trust Fund looking for emerging markets equity manager
trueAlabama Trust Fund is searching for an active emerging markets equity manager to run $35 million.
CIC completes $1.4 billion acquisition of Belgian, French shopping centers
trueChina Investment Corp., the Beijing-based sovereign wealth fund, acquired a portfolio of 10 shopping centers in France and Belgium for more than €1.3 billion ($1.4 billion) from CBRE Global Investors.
SWFs evolving into competitors from clients
trueSovereign wealth funds continue to expand in-house management capabilities, a trend that could see them morphing — in the eyes of private markets money management firms — into competitors or collaborators from clients.
Korea fund seeks ways to work with peers while still competing
trueIf relationships between money managers and sovereign wealth funds are in flux, ties among sovereign wealth funds could prove complex as well — if the Korea Investment Corp.'s latest annual report is any indication.
The largest sovereign wealth funds
trueRanked by total assets, in U.S. millions, as of Dec. 31, 2014.
Managers' ideas, not investing, increasingly are what funds want
trueSovereign wealth funds increasingly are turning to their money managers for their intellectual capital, rather than their skills in any particular investment strategy. And for the most part, money managers are willing to share more than their proverbial asset management bodies.
Temasek reports 19.2% investment gain for fiscal year
trueTemasek Holdings (Pte) Ltd., a Singapore-based sovereign wealth fund, reported the Singapore dollar value of its investment portfolio rose 19.2% to S$266 billion for its fiscal year ended March 31.
KIC's chairman sets course for endowment-like asset allocation
trueKorea Investment Corporation should follow the path blazed by U.S. university endowments in allocating 50% or more of its portfolio to alternative investments, KIC's chairman, Hongchul “Hank” Ahn, said Wednesday.
Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board re-signs RVK for another year
trueWyoming State Loan and Investment Board rehired RVK as investment consultant.
Tail risks a big concern among institutions, Allianz survey finds
trueInstitutional investors increasingly are concerned about tail risks, yet many remain unprepared for those events, Allianz Global Investors’ semiannual RiskMonitor survey shows.