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CIO Jang Dong-hun is concerned these investments might prove harder to exit, expresses a preference for publicly regulated assets and recalls a bad experience with crematoriums in Korea.

NPS fills one of many vacancies with new CIO appointment

The former president of BNK Financial Group, Hyo-Joon Ahn, has taken over the role today.

Korea’s POBA seeks infra partnership with global pension funds

CIO tells Infrastructure Investor it wants to grow its exposure to the asset class from 5% to 10% of its AUM within five years.

Korea’s POBA mulls open-ended PE and infra funds

The $9bn pension wants to invest in funds that provide more adequate liquidity protections in the event of an emergency, according to CIO Jang Dong-hun.

Dealing with NPS’s management merry-go-round

Following a tsunami of senior executive changes at Korea’s National Pension Service, we examine how this has affected business.

Korea’s NPS loses acting CIO

Acting chief investment officer Cho In-sik has said he will quit the National Pension Service of Korea, amid a second round of recruitment for its CIO.

Local manager tries to oust MIRA from Korea infra fund over ‘excessive’ fees

Platform Partners says the $1.9bn Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund’s levies have amounted to 32% of shareholder distributions since 2006.

IFM to launch second global infra debt fund for Korean investors

The first fund of this type has invested mainly in BB and BBB- rated loans for projects in the US and Europe.

NPS-backed COPA fund makes second US solar buy

The Korean pension-led PE fund is teaming up with KEPCO, Korea’s state-owned utility, once again, this time adding three US solar assets to their joint portfolio.

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