Investors are piling into alternatives to escape low returns in liquid markets. But Henrik Olejasz Larsen, CIO of Denmark's Sampension, warns liquid markets signpost trouble ahead in alternatives, especially private equity.
Other LGPS pools in the UK have appointed CIOs, risk officers and internal teams but the £56 billion ACCESS pool has outsourced all aspects of investments and will remain externally managed. It's now looking for managers as it pools illiquid assets in private equity, private debt, infrastructure and real estate.
AP4’s head of alternatives Jenny Askfelt Ruud discusses how the pension fund integrates sustainability in its alternatives portfolio which includes avoiding investments in some sectors in line with its decarbonisation strategy and investing in sustainability themes by finding companies that are driving the transition with new technologies and services.
The $15 billion fund for Korean public officials, POBA, has reached new heights including a diversified, resilient portfolio, full funding and a stellar return due to a global alternatives program. Amanda White spoke to CIO Dong Hun Jang.
Air Canada, the pension fund for Canada’s flagship carrier, is preparing to manage external assets in a bid to let other pension funds and institutions tap into its top decile performance and 65-strong expert internal team.
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