In Japan, the DIC pension plan is looking to diversify into real estate, while the GPIF is indicating a move to make the fund more transparent to the public.
SDCERA is seeking to increase the allocations to its global macro hedge fund managers, while also looking to avoid salary caps.
Public pensions such as CalPERS, Florida and Texas Teachers lose from holdings in BP, whose value continues to plummet.
A new survey reveals real estate, private equity and hedge funds remain the preferred alternative types.
The world's largest money-management firm by assets believes ETFs represent a growing market.
A global survey of 207 fund managers reveals that investors have become less bullish about the global economy but have not given up on riskier assets.
Fund managers say Africa hides some of the best value opportunities for pioneering investors.
Senior Contributor to PLANSPONSOR and ai5000 John Keefe reports.
Chris Hall, editor of The Trade, examines diversification for asset management firms.
Jag Alexeyev, head of global research and senior managing director at Strategic Insight, explores the future of alternatives through mutual funds.
The $109.5 billion Tallahassee-based public pension aims to increase its exposure to alternative investments.
According to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF), the collective deficit of the UK's private sector final-salary pension schemes worsened by more than £40 billion in May.
A new report reveals twice as many investors are asking stock and bond managers about their global-warming policies as two years earlier, but integration of these policies into investment mandates has failed to take off.
A trend has emerged as pension funds shift away from equities and invest in riskier assets by diversifying into alternatives, with infrastructure leading the way.