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Korea National Pension Service

National Pension Service (NPS) is a public pension fund based in Seoul, South Korea. Established in 1987, to help secure the retirement benefits of Korean citizens with income security, thereby promoting national welfare in the case of retirement, disability, or death. The fund invests in alternative investments, such as private equity, venture capital, real estate, and hedge funds. NPS also makes direct investments, operates its own private equity funds, and participates in one-off investments with Korean and foreign private equity firms. The assets are managed by the executive management team.


Korea, Republic of

AUM ($B)




Chief Executive

Yong-jin Kim

Chief Investment Officer

Ahn Hyo-Joon


Yong-jin Kim

Asset allocation

18.4% Domestic Equity

37.1% Domestic Fixed Income

26.4% Global Equity

6.7% Global Fixed Income

10.9% Alternative Investment

0.1% Short-term Asset

0.2% Welfare & Other related articles