MMAA approves KRW$130bn in commitments

The South Korean saving fund has backed eight domestic private equity managers.

Institution: Military Mutual Aid Association
Headquarters: Seoul, South Korea
AUM: KRW$10.79trn
Allocation to alternatives: 46.6%
Bitesize: $10m-$50m

Military Mutual Aid Association has confirmed KRW$130 billion ($109.2 million; €98.0 million) of private equity commitments across eight managers.

The commitments comprise of KRW$20 billion ($16.8 million; €15.1 million) each to five private equity managers including Keistone Partners, AJU IB Investment Co., SkyLake Investment Co., KTB Private Equity and Dominus Investment, and KRW$10 billion ($8.4 million; €7.5 million) each to three venture capital managers including Mirae Asset Venture Investment (Mirae Asset Next Korea New Growth Investment fund), Premier Partners and SV Investment.

As illustrated below, MMAA has committed to private equity funds that focus on North America and Asia-Pacific.

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