GPIF took initiatives to improve investment efficiency

GPIF adopted better procedures to improve the flexibility of investment .

Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) expressed that it has replaced three different manager selection cycles with the asset manager acceleration system for the better flexibility of manager selections. Moreover, it introduced an “information only scheme” in which foreign external managers could work with GPIF without going through licencing process by the Japanese Financial Services Agency.

GPIF is managing approximately $1.4 trillion for Japanese pensioners and targeting five percent to alternative investments.

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