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Japan’s Chikyoren seeks out alternative asset managers

While the $217bn public pension fund, which has to date invested $162m in overseas infrastructure, focuses on core strategies, it is also eyeing core-plus opportunities.

Bond investors ‘find Asian infrastructure most attractive’

While interest in the region increases, investable opportunities may become hard to identify due to risk profiles and mandate restrictions, according to a new survey.

The giant awakens: five charts on GPIF’s $1.77bn infra portfolio

The world’s largest pension pledges to keep building its alternatives portfolio – mostly made up of infrastructure at the moment – at a ‘stable pace’, as it eyes a 5% target.

Malaysia’s EPF committed to increasing infra exposure

The $199bn retirement fund is looking globally to boost its infrastructure and real estate exposure to 10 percent, up from 4.06 percent currently.

ADIA steers clear of pricey auctions to access infra

In its annual report, Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund says the outlook for infrastructure asset valuations will be less certain in 2018, given political factors and policy considerations.

ARA targets investor-led global infra fund by Q3

As head of the group’s newly established infrastructure business, Grant Dooley is planning to build a five-strong core team in the short term and launch its maiden vehicle this year.

DOWNLOAD: What our Global Summit LPs want

Over 450 LPs are set to attend our flagship event, starting tomorrow in Berlin. We polled a selection to find out how they're allocating to infra, what strategies are catching their eye and what concerns them the most about the asset class.

US public pension plans’ 2017 alternative asset commitments

This LP profile made almost 950 commitments to various private vehicles last year.
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Video: What’s next for Asia?

BlackRock's Eric Wu believes Asian investors will become major global players in two to three years' time. Hear more from Manulife Capital, GMR, the Japan Fund for Information and Communication Technology and others in our two-minute video recap from last year's Hong Kong Summit.

BlackRock sees strong appetite for infra

A survey by the asset manager shows institutional investors intend to reallocate to private markets, with interest in active management strategies to help mitigate market risks.

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