Monthly Archives: July 2013

Pooled management brings corporate pensions 9%+ return

The value of corporate pension assets managed in pooled accounts jumped 9.2% in the financial year ended 31 March – even as the number of company schemes investing via this route fell 2.13%, figures from the Life Insurance Association of … Continue reading

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House team top manager at world’s No1 institutional investor

The world’s largest institutional investor was its own biggest money manager again last year when the inhouse team at Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund directed 28.38% of the 109,788.5bn yen  [US$1,167.5bn] it holds in market investments. Passively managed domestic bonds made … Continue reading

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Politics put Government Pension Investment Fund on new path

The performance of Japan’s 120 trillion yen (US$1.276tr) Government Pension Investment Fund squeaked in a smidgen ahead of most of its benchmarks in the year ended 31 March 2013.   Profit for the term hit 11.2trn yen thanks in part … Continue reading

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Japanese firms fight to lead domestic pensions management

Japan’s segregated pension assets under management hit 92.0 trillion yen in the year ending 31 March when, for the first time in over a decade, both the top two positions in guarding the trove were held by domestic firms. These … Continue reading

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Global Strategic Investment Alliance powers up in Michigan

The Global Strategic Investment Alliance (GSIA), set up in March last year,  is today set to announce the final terms of its first acquisition, a gas fired power plant in the US state of Michigan run by Midland Cogeneration. GSIA … Continue reading

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