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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.
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.