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Why GPIF’s Hiro wants better alignment, not lower fees

Hiromichi Mizuno was tasked with guiding the world's largest pension fund into alternatives. He tells PEI what he learned in his four-year tenure.

Flatt and Marks exclusive interviews: How ‘Brooktree’ reshapes the landscape

It’s all in the timing – or is it? We speak with Howard Marks and Bruce Flatt about the deal that has got everyone talking.

Korea Investment Corporation: ‘We are investing a lot in alternatives’

KIC chairman Heenam Choi explains why the sovereign wealth fund is looking to invest in alternative asset classes.

How does an Oaktree-Brookfield entity stack up?

Sister publication PEI's interactive charts paint a picture of how the two would marry together.

Brookfield agrees to buy 62% of Oaktree

The deal will allow Oaktree to operate independently, though Brookfield intends to build up its stake.

Asian insurers’ alternatives allocation nears $1trn – report

Insurers in the region that have increased their exposure to alternative assets face regulatory changes that may hinder future investments.

Blue Sky appoints former Hastings boss as chairman

Andrew Day, who led Hastings Funds Management for six years, will step into the role later this month.

Inside Japan Post Insurance’s $10bn alternative investment plan

Tadasu Matsuo, managing director and head of alternative investment at Japan Post Insurance, lays out the investor’s diversified portfolio investment strategy in an interview with sister title PERE.

Infra is ‘top sector for expanding North American investors’

Global investors have steadily been adding new strategies to their portfolios in the past three years with private debt, unlisted infrastructure, unlisted real estate and emerging markets equity topping the list, a new survey by London-based specialist consultant firm bfinance found. Of the 485 senior investment professionals surveyed, 66 percent said they had added a […]

GIP’s Malhotra to co-head the firm’s new Indian entity

GIP India is focused on deploying the roughly $100m remaining in Fund II, inherited after acquiring IDFC Alternatives’ infrastructure business, before deciding on a future strategy.

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