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21 January 2016

Foreign LPs increasing exposure to Southeast Asia, says exec $

indonesia Pension funds and insurance companies have increased their exposure to Southeast Asia, with the region quickly becoming the core private equity market in the continent according to Northstar Group co-managing partner Ashish Shastry.

30 December 2015

Malaysia’s Kumpulan Wang pension fund to offload London RE asset for £270m

city-11087_1920 Malaysia’s second-largest pension fund Kumpulan Wang Persaraan will sell an office building in Central London for £270m upon a government request for repatriation of funds.

15 December 2015

Japan’s GPIF piles up infrastructure cash as it moves into alternative investments space

bonsai-316573_1280 Japan’s JPY 135trn ($1.1trn) national pension fund has raised infrastructure investments considerably over the past few quarters, boosting the capital allocated to infra projects more than ten times.

30 October 2015

Sensitisation at heart of Nigerian pension funds embrace of more PE investments

Anohu-Amazu2 Sensitization of Nigerian pension funds about the benefits of private equity investments has been essential for the gradual adoption of PE in the country.

27 August 2015

TIAA-CREF in tie-up with 2 Swedish pension funds to buy European property

europe map TIAA-CREF, the giant US pension entity, is joining forces with two of Sweden's national pension funds to create a €4 bn-plus pan-European office investment platform.

23 July 2015

TDR and investors purchase VW’s LeasePlan for €3.7bn

street-238458_640 A consortium of investors and private equity firm TDR Capital have purchased Dutch-based financing company LeasePlan for €3.7bn.

17 July 2015

Iceland allows pension funds to make foreign investments

iceland-679422_640 The Central Bank of Iceland has said that it will lift capital controls on pension funds in the country, allowing them to invest abroad.

29 June 2015

Danish pension funds sue OW Bunker, Altor Funds for $120m

gavel-2-1409592-m A group of Danish investors, including two of the largest pension funds in the country, have sued OW Bunker and its former private equity owner for $120m.

9 February 2015

Global pension assets continue consistent growth, hit $36tn high $

dollar 20 Global institutional pension fund assets have grown too a new high of $36tn according to new research by Towers Watson.

2 September 2014

World’s largest 300 pension funds grow assets to almost $15tn $

euro wallet The total assets of the world’s largest 300 pension funds grew by more than six per cent in 2013 to reach a new high of almost US$15tn according to new research.

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