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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.

Texas TRS fleshes out top ranks after appointing new CIO

The $140bn pension fund promoted a handful of existing staff members.

Pension savers missing out on PE boost – study

Pantheon, which conducted the study, is one of the private equity firms looking to tap the growing defined contribution pension market.