KIC sets infrastructure portfolio goals

The sovereign wealth fund has outlined its future plans for investment in infrastructure.

Institution: Korea Investment Corporation
Headquarters: Seoul, South Korea
AUM: $117.1 billion
Allocation to alternatives based on fair value: 14.35%

Korea Investment Corporation is aiming to increase its assets under management to $200 billion by 2025.

It seeks to generate stable mid- to long-term profits, continuously expand alternative investments and discover new asset classes to enhance diversification and mid- to long-term returns. The firm plans to:

  • Increase its alternative investment allocation from 18 percent in 2021 to 26 percent by 2025
  • Enhance alternative investment capabilities and promotion of alternative direct investment to reduce fees

For infrastructure, it will invest in new and renewable energy, and the telecommunication sector, in line with long-term social and economic trends.

KIC has an 8.88% allocation to real estate and infrastructure, which is $10.4 billion in capital.

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