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Alaska’s ongoing internal push

Alaska Permanent Fund will focus on smart beta strategies as it seeks to further increase in-house management. It will also develop income-generating strategies away from traditional fixed income, leveraging its size and infinite investment horizon in competing for US infrastructure and real estate assets.
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Seeking partners in Alaska

The $46-billion Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC) will launch PCIO, a private equity version of its successful external chief-investment-officer partnerships, and is looking for partners now. When the fund moved to a risk-based factor allocation a few years ago, it allocated mandates under its special opportunities bucket to five managers – PIMCO, GMO, Bridgewater, AQR […]

New decision making parameters for Alaska’s investments

The $38.5 billion Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC) has made further enhancements to its unique approach to investment decision making, clarifying procedures relating to risk guidelines in its investment policy. Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, investment policy, Jeff ScottAsset Owner:

Alaska continues self assessment with special meeting

The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board of Trustees has called a special meeting for October 15, to discuss among other things the performance of the executive director and the fund’s securities lending agenda. Alaska Permanent FundAsset Owner: White is responsible for the content across all Conexus Financial’s institutional media and events. In addition to being […]

Unlisted infrastructure on pension fund radar

Global pension fund allocations to unlisted infrastructure have grown in recent years but Australian pension funds continue to lead the way when it comes to actual investments according to a report published by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which also called for more help from governments in enhancing the investment environment. infrastructure, […]