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Korean SWF targets 19% exposure to alternatives

The sovereign fund plans to increase its allocation to alternative investments by 2020.

CPPIB ramps up emerging markets exposure

The Canadian pension giant had C$9.6bn invested in emerging markets private equity as of 31 March, up from C$5.8bn last year.

Which US pension funds have the best PE track record?

Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension System’s buyout portfolio generated the best performance among US public pensions since vintage 2004, according to a study by HEC Paris.

CDPQ: Investors in denial over possible downturn

A lack of visibility over a market downturn is 'concerning', according to the head of private equity at Canada's second largest pension.

Why Alaska has warmed to GP interests

The sovereign wealth fund has committed more than $1.2bn to the strategy of taking stakes in managers over the past three years.

OMERS eyes EM opportunities with Singapore office

The Canadian pension wants to make more direct investments and find investment partners in the Asia-Pacific region.

Orchid Asia to hold $900m ‘one and done’ on Fund VII

Details of the Asia-focused fund's strategy and terms were revealed in documents prepared for Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System.

Impact investing yet to take off in Korea

Despite commitment to the impending Stewardship Code, Korean institutional investors are still working out how to incorporate ESG into their portfolios, the CIO of POBA tells PEI.

Malaysia’s EPF to up shariah-compliant investments

The Employees Provident Fund of Malaysia plans to invest more in shariah-compliant private equity funds as is assets increase to $180bn.

Chikyoren names new manager for domestic PE

The Japanese pension fund has selected Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank as its second external manager to handle its local private equity mandate.

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