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The world's largest pension fund's private equity fund investments grew almost 30% during the last fiscal year.
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Chief investment officer Damian Graham on why the $60bn Aussie superfund is well-placed to capitalise on attractively priced unlisted assets.
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The US's biggest public pension is planning to leverage as much as $80bn of its assets in order to take positions in riskier asset classes.
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KZVK & VKPB, a €14bn pension based in Dortmund, has had to come up with creative ways to source private equity opportunities due to its location.
Fann said private equity has many advantages other investment types lack as the coronavirus crisis plays out.
The pension giant’s PE portfolio suffered an almost $5bn annual drop in net income due in part to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The US pension's chief investment officer said the $17bn fund had enough cash on hand to handle the increased drawdowns.
Estimates suggest that as much as A$50bn could be withdrawn from superannuation funds.

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