Andrew McCaffery, chief investment officer at the $706.3bn asset management giant, says there's traction around the democratisation of the asset class.
The $12.2bn pension made its first direct allocations to African private markets in 2019 after previous exposure via funds of funds.
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Ontario Teachers’ last year saw a change in its top PE leadership, with Karen Frank, previously CEO of Barclays Private Bank, replacing longtime head Jane Rowe.
The regime will have significant implications for fund managers and institutional investors, write lawyers from Herbert Smith Freehills.
Impact growth in Japan
The revisions to Japan’s Stewardship Code a year ago are changing the way LPs view ESG, writes Baker McKenzie's Tetsuo Tsujimoto.
The report urges fiduciaries to encourage more transparency from the industry and measure performance based on a public markets equivalent.
Sung Won Sohn made his comments during a discussion about potentially upping the $21.4bn pension's PE allocation.
The Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund and the Local Pensions Partnership are among UK government pension schemes that have made the biggest allocation to private equity, according to PEI data.
Wealthy Hong Kong Asia
Asia is expected to supplant Europe as world’s second largest UHNWI hub by 2024, a dynamic that has caught the attention of private markets.
The $286bn pension will source private equity co-investments through its already-existing programme.

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