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Government of Singapore Investment Corporation – (GIC)

Established in 1981 to manage Singapore’s foreign reserves, the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) is a global long-term investor with well over US$100 billion in assets in over 40 countries worldwide. GIC work to secure Singapore’s financial future by investing across a range of asset classes in the public and private markets.

Country

Singapore

Performance

4.3

Chief Executive

Lim Chow Kiat

Chief Investment Officer

Dr Jeffrey Jaensubhakij

Chair

Lee Hsien Loong

Asset allocation
The Policy Portfolio represents GIC’s asset allocation strategy over the long term. It accounts for the bulk of the risk and return potential of the GIC Portfolio. The Policy Portfolio seeks to balance the way different asset classes respond to varied possible economic environments.

15% Developed Markets Equities

17% Emerging Market Equities

39% Nominal Bonds and Cash

6% Inflation-Linked Bonds

8% Real Estate

15% Private Equity

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