The Government Pension Investment Fund manages and invest the reserve funds of the Government Pension Plans. It manages assets of ¥162,672.3 billion ($1452.5 billion) and is the biggest pension fund in the world. GPIF’s established Investment Principles reflect a commitment to acting with the highest professional ethics and integrity. GPIF is committed to further strengthening investment management, continuing to be fully accountable and earning the trust of the public.
The $3.5 billion Carnegie Foundation doesn’t report quarterly numbers and at its board meeting it doesn’t discuss performance at all. Pension funds looking to change behaviours towards a long term investing orientation could take heed from such foundations in how they report to their boards about performance.
Amanda WhiteMay 7, 2019
Fee compression is here to stay. Only the few active managers that have met their benchmarks over the past few years have been immune. But make no mistake, asset owners will be reviewing all strategies for their value and fee models will continue to evolve.
Amin RajanNovember 26, 2018
ESG integration in fixed income is finally starting to happen but the challenges it presents aren’t the same as in equities; for example, bondholder rights and shareholder rights aren’t the same. Have a look at what’s necessary to further blend ESG and fixed income.
Georg Inderst and Fiona StewartNovember 13, 2018
The sheer weight of money behind the world’s largest 100 asset owners represents a huge opportunity to show leadership in the allocation of capital. A Willis Towers Watson report reveals the 100 largest and which ones are meeting the challenge.
Amanda WhiteNovember 12, 2018