Malaysian EPF to raise PE allocation

The Malaysian public pension fund aims to gain PE exposure.

Malaysia’s Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is increasing its exposure to private equity investment, according to the EPF chairman’s sayings.

EPF allocates two percent of its overall MYR813.1 billion ($196.3 billion; €169.6 billion; £150.5 billion) assets to private equity but targets to increase its allocation to above three percent over the next 10 years. It also eyes technology sector in its private equity investment.

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