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30 March 2016

Institutional investor confidence surges amid rising risk appetite $

globe-895580_1920 Institutional investor confidence rose last month amid a new renewed appetite for risk across all regions, new research shows.

9 November 2015

Global industry body ILPA names OTPP director Carmichael as board chair

Tanya Carmichael Global industry membership body the Institutional Limited Partners Association has named Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan director Tanya Carmichael as the chair of its board of directors.

23 January 2014

Commonfund name Cari Lodge as managing director to boost secondaries focus

Institutional investment manager Commonfund has named Cari Lodge as managing director within its private equity arm Commonfund Capital to support its growth within the secondaries space.

22 January 2014

Pension funds lagging sophisticated investors with private equity exposure $

Pension funds remain underweight in private equity compared to the allocations of family offices/endowments and sovereign wealth funds, according to new research.

9 August 2013

Korean sovereign wealth fund KIC to allocate $10bn to alternative assets

Korean sovereign wealth fund KIC is to allocate up to $10bn to alternative assets, comprising up to 20 per cent of its portfolio by 2016.

24 July 2013

BlackRock gathers £250m for new UK-focused property fund

Asset management firm BlackRock has launched a new property investment fund, which has already raised £250m from six pension funds.

17 May 2013

Institutional investors grow focus on risk management $

Pronounced correlation effects and increases in allocation to real assets should prompt institutional investors to depart from risks models that are based on historic returns in the “new normal” investment environment, a new survey has found.

18 March 2013

Nordic institutional investors stick with private equity $

Private equity continues to be a strong asset class among Nordic institutional investors, according to a recent survey, with 80 per cent reporting "very good profits" in 2012.

13 February 2013

Institutional investors diversify portfolios into alternative assets, go direct $

Institutional investors continue to diversify their investment portfolios into alternative assets, increasingly via direct funds rather than funds of funds, new datat has suggested.

11 February 2013

Norway’s government pension fund inks first US property investment with $1.2bn deal

The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global has made its first propery investment in the US with the acquisition of a 49.9 per cent stake in five office properties, through a joint venture with fellow institutional investor TIAA-CREF.

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