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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.
Invesco: Sovereign wealth funds likely to lower home-market bond holdings
trueBond markets across the globe look set to lose further favor with sovereign wealth fund investors as a net 47% say they expect to decrease their home-market bond exposures.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority bolsters internally managed capabilities in 2014
trueAbu Dhabi Investment Authority cut the percentage of assets managed by external money managers to 65% from 75% a year earlier, said its 2014 annual report.
Alaska Permanent Fund CEO retires on health concerns
trueMike Burns retired Monday as executive director/CEO of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp., Juneau, because of health concerns.
Coal divestment on tap at Norway's Government Pension Fund Global
trueThe Government Pension Fund Global could be forced to divest its allocations to certain coal companies, following a unanimous decision by the finance committee of the Storting, the Norwegian parliament.
Alaska Permanent taps 2 for consulting
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp. hired TorreyCove Capital Partners and LP Capital Advisors as consultants for private market and special opportunity investments.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority hires head of U.S. internal equities group
trueJohn Pandtle joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority as head of U.S. in its internal equities department.
Institutional investors urge G-7 to support emission reductions globally
trueRepresentatives from some of the world’s largest pension funds, endowment funds and money managers signed a letter to the finance ministers of G-7 countries urging them to support a move to a low-carbon investment environment.
Alaska Permanent approves private markets pacing schedule for fiscal year
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp. approved a private markets pacing plan for fiscal year 2016, which starts July 1, and amended its infrastructure and absolute-return investment policies.
Alaska Permanent Corp. earmarks $50 million to alternative credit fund
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp. committed $50 million to Audax Mezzanine Fund IV, documents prepared for this week’s board meeting show.
GIC, CPPIB form joint venture for $263 million purchase of Seoul mall
trueGIC, the Singapore sovereign wealth fund, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board announced Monday they had formed a joint venture partnership to acquire the D-Cube retail mall in Seoul from Daesung Industries for $263 million.
Alaska Permanent Fund returns 2.8% in quarter, up 4.7% for 9-month period
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp. returned 2.8% in the quarter ended March 31 and 4.7% in the fiscal year-to-date, said a news release from the $53.9 billion sovereign wealth fund.
KIC portfolio ends 2014 at $84.7 billion, up 17.6% from year before
trueKorea Investment Corp.’s investment portfolio was valued at $84.7 billion at the end of 2014, up 17.6% from the year before, said its latest annual report, released Monday.
GIC, CPPIB among institutional groups taking stake in largest U.K. mobile operator
trueFive big institutional investors, including Singapore’s GIC and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, will invest £3.1 billion ($4.7 billion) for a 33% stake in the U.K. mobile phone interests of Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa Ltd.