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Qatar Investment Authority planning $35 billion of U.S. investments
trueQatar plans to invest $35 billion in the U.S. over the next five years as it seeks to diversify assets.
Malaysian institutions hear call to invest more at home
trueMalaysia's biggest institutional investors paid lip service last week to Prime Minister Najib Razak's call to support Malaysia's economy by bringing some of their overseas allocations home.
Alaska Permanent picks 4 finalists for executive director/CEO
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp., Juneau, named four finalists in its search for an executive director/CEO.
Oregon, Alaska Permanent commit to timberland joint venture
trueOregon Public Employees Retirement Fund and the $50.8 billion Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. made a total of $300 million in commitments to a new joint venture to invest in timberland managed by alternative investments manager Silver Creek Capital Management and real estate investment trust Plum Creek ...
U.K. institutional investor assets grow 7.7% in 2014
trueInstitutional assets in the U.K. continued to grow in 2014, increasing 7.7% to a total £2.8 trillion ($4.3 trillion), said the Investment Association.
Texas Permanent School Fund allocates $100 million to real estate
trueTexas State Board of Education, Austin, approved commitments of up to $50 million each to two real estate funds from the $30.1 billion Texas Permanent School Fund.
Texas Permanent School Fund revamps private equity relationship with Neuberger
trueTexas State Board of Education approved renewing the contract of Neuberger Berman when it expires in July 2016, but the firm’s private equity assignment will be much different.
Alaska Permanent advertising for real estate portfolio manager
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp. is searching for a real estate portfolio manager, a new position.
GIC to invest $300 million in real estate joint venture with DLF Home Developers
trueGIC, the Singapore sovereign wealth fund, will invest 19.9 billion rupees ($300 million) in a joint venture with New Delhi-based real estate developer DLF Home Developers.
Greenwich Associates sees continued diversification by institutional investors in Asia
trueInstitutional investors in Asia ex-Japan have made dramatic progress in diversifying their portfolios since the global financial crisis, a trend that should continue to benefit managers of global equities and alternative strategies, a Greenwich Associates survey showed.
Future Fund reports 15.4% gain for year, boosts cash to 19.5% of portfolio
trueAustralia's Future Fund on Wednesday reported a 15.4% gain for the year ended June 30, even as the sovereign wealth fund trimmed risk from its portfolio in anticipation of tougher times ahead.
Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund assets increase 8.9% in past 12 months
trueMalaysia's Employees Provident Fund, Kuala Lumpur, reported investment assets of 667.2 billion ringgit ($176.4 billion) as of the June 30 close of its second quarter, up 0.5% from the prior quarter and up 8.9% from the year before.
Swedish AP funds form European real estate joint venture with TIAA-CREF
trueSwedish pension funds AP1 and AP2 joined forces with TIAA-CREF to create a pan-European office investment platform called Cityhold Office Partnership, which intends to build an office portfolio of at least €4 billion ($4.55 billion).
Alaska Permanent Fund gains 4.9% for fiscal year
trueAlaska Permanent Fund Corp., Juneau, returned a preliminary 4.9%, gross of fees, for the fiscal year ended June 30, surpassing its -1.4% benchmark, said a news release from the $52.8 billion sovereign wealth fund.
Norway's Government Pension Fund Global posts -0.9% return for quarter
trueNorway's Government Pension Fund Global reported its assets decreased 1.6% to 6.9 trillion Norwegian kroner ($873 billion) over the three months ended June 30 as negative returns on equity and fixed-income investments, as well as a strengthening Norwegian currency, hit the fund.