GPIF hires DBJ AM for core infrastructure in Japan

The world's biggest pension fund appoints a new manager and continues its effort to expand infrastructure exposure.

Government Pension Investment Fund, Japan (GPIF) has appointed DBJ Asset Management as its fund-of-funds investment manager to implement its Japan core infrastructure strategy.

The appointment is the result of the RPF for alternative investments manager in April 2017 and it aims to target Japanese infrastructure through funds and co-investments.

The pension fund manages JPY162.7 trillion assets as at Q3 of the fiscal year 2017.

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