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Investors x embrace ethics

More than half of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds, and around a third of the largest US state pension funds, have a disclosed code of ethics for their staff. According to the Public Fund Investment Policies 2015 annual review produced by the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, a code of ethics helps […]
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Korea and Abu Dhabi funds signal future co-investments

The South Korean Government has teamed with Abu Dhabi’s largest sovereign wealth fund, the $627 billion Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), to jointly pursue future investment opportunities. Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, ADIA, Ahn Chang-kuk, South Korean GovernmentAsset Owner: Simon Mumme is the editor of Investment Magazine, the market leading monthly publication which focuses on the […]
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A 22-year love affair transforms KIC

Everyone asks Scott Kalb, the chief investment officer for the $37 billion Korean Investment Corporation, how he got the job. Scott, as his name suggests, is not Korean. Well, it’s a long story. Korean Investment Corporation, Scott KalbAsset Owner: Greg Bright is executive chairman of Conexus Financial. He has 30 years experience as a financial […]
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Korean sovereign fund to double private markets bets

Korea Investment Corporation, a $35 billion sovereign wealth fund, plans to double its allocation to private markets, including distressed debt and real estate, to 20 per cent over the next five years. Korea Investment Corporation, private markets, Scott KalbAsset Owner: Greg Bright is executive chairman of Conexus Financial. He has 30 years experience as a […]
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Sovereign Wealth Funds look to risk

The International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds held its second annual meeting in Sydney last week. www.top1000funds.com reports on the meeting’s outtakes – including asset allocation and risk management implications. China Investment Corporation, Jin Liqun, Risk Management, Sovereign Wealth FundAsset Owner:China Investment Corporation (CIC)Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)Future Fund White is responsible for the content across […]
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KIC partners with Australian, Malaysian sovereign peers

South Korea’s sovereign wealth fund (SWF), the $25 billion Korea Investment Corporation (KIC), has signed cooperation agreements with Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) and Malaysia’s Khazanah Nasional Berhad to share resources and pursue investments with the government-owned entities. Sovereign Wealth FundAsset Owner: Simon Mumme is the editor of Investment Magazine, the market leading monthly publication which […]