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Why cutting relationships can be hard to do

Investors wanting fewer GP relationships are in a small minority that could get smaller still.

Korea’s $567bn NPS appoints CIO after 15-month wait

National Pension Service had been without a CIO for more than a year amid a stream of resignations in its senior executive team.

Texas ERS, OMERS open up new frontiers in Asian private markets

The US and Canadian pension funds have shifted to Asia for better returns and relationships.

Japan’s Chikyoren appoints AIC as domestic PE manager

The $217bn pension awarded domestic PE mandates to Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation last year.

Finland’s Keva earmarks investment capital to plug spending gap

Private equity was the pension's best asset class in the first half and could play a key role in filling the income shortfall.

Korea’s NPS seeks alternatives managers for $1.9bn domestic mandates

The world’s third-largest public pension fund will also accept foreign GPs’ proposals if they have a presence in Korea.

Meketa: ‘Closed-end fund format now showing its limitations’

John Haggerty, director of private markets investments at Meketa Investment Group, discusses the US pensions’ views on private equity investments in Asia.

Inside GPIF’s private equity portfolio

China, Africa and India accounted for more than 80% of the Japanese pension fund's private equity investments last year.

Korea’s NPS loses acting CIO

Acting chief investment officer Cho In-sik has said he will quit the National Pension Service of Korea, amid a second round of recruitment for its CIO.

CalSTRS’ Ailman: ‘Large funds will bifurcate the market’

Chief investment officer Chris Ailman says in this two-minute video that larger funds – disruptors in private equity – will change the way the industry operates.

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