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Alternatives and public equities drive CIC’s record returns

The $941bn Chinese SWF will steadily expand its alternative and direct investments, the investor said in its latest annual report.

Ex-NPS exec joins Korea’s largest securities firm as PE head

Sang-Hyun Yoo, former global alternatives head of Korea’s National Pension Service, joins Mirae Asset Daewoo as head of private equity.

OMERS eyes EM opportunities with Singapore office

The Canadian pension wants to make more direct investments and find investment partners in the Asia-Pacific region.

Chinese insurers continue quest for alternatives

Moody’s analysis showed a compound annual growth rate of 55% in alternative investments by the country's insurers between 2013 and 2016.

Future Fund to hit $158bn by 2027

The Australian SWF has lowered its expected return range by 0.5% for the next 10 years, as it says investors have been ‘squeezed up the risk curve’.

CIC wary of global political uncertainty

China’s sovereign fund is looking to make more direct deals in the US via a new outpost in New York.

Ex-NPS global alternatives chief joins Korean law firm

Sang-Hyun Yoo, who resigned from the pension in February, has been replaced by the former alternatives head of Meritz Asset Management.

Australia’s Future Fund to trim return target by 0.5%

The revised investment mandate follows a federal decision to delay withdrawals from the fund for at least 10 years.

Actis sets up Hong Kong office

The firm will use the new outpost to cement relationships with investors in Asia, including Australia and New Zealand.

VicSuper appoints new CIO

The $12.6bn Australian super fund revised its allocation to alternatives, from 13.5% to 15.8% in May.

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