Aongus O'Gorman was promoted to head of investments for Australia at Willis Towers Watson, replacing Martin Goss.
Japan's public pension funds remain hooked on equity beta as one-way bull market of recent years looks poised for an extended run.
Franklin Templeton promoted Tariq Ahmad, CEO of its Brandywine Asia affiliate, to the new role of head of Asia distribution.
Aware Super's MySuper default offering saw a record gain of 18% for the June 30 fiscal year as the fund continued to gear up for growth.
Fidelity International hired Miyuki Kashima, a BNY Mellon Japanese equity veteran, for a broader role covering all asset classes.
Temasek reported a $55 billion portfolio gain for its fiscal year ended March 31, with record levels of investment and divestment.
BlackRock hired Valerie Speth to head up Southeast Asia investments for its $4.8 billion global renewable energy fund.
Outperformance by most of GPIF's external managers last year is a test of sorts for the fund's 3-year-old experiment in manager fees.
HESTA tapped Resolution Life Deputy CIO Jeff Brunton for a new leadership position on the superannuation fund's internal management team.
KIC's new CEO laid out a road map, which includes a boost of 10 percentage points in alternatives allocations, to drive portfolio growth.
Cbus, the $49 billion super fund for Australia's construction industry, looks set to report its best returns in more than 20 years.
Tokyo's soon-to-launch University Endowment Fund pledges to support research but also aid U.S.-style endowment funds gain traction in Japan.
A European logistics fund launched by GLP, QuadReal Property Group and CPPIB in 2018 will be "upsized" to $4.8 billion.
JPMAM's Asia head believes its time to move beyond joint ventures in China and use the same organizational structure the firm uses globally.
AMP Capital tapped a former SSGA executive to take the helm as the firm moves ahead with demerger plans for its private markets businesses.
New Zealand Super tapped its head of portfolio investments to fill the role of general manager — portfolio completion.
South Korea's national pension fund, the world's third-largest, will no longer invest in new coal-fired power plants at home and abroad.
GAM tapped a Franklin Templeton veteran to lead its business development and client service efforts for the Southeast Asian region.
Demand for real estate investments showed resilience in 2020 despite the global coronavirus pandemic, as investors sought to diversify.
Mercer appointed a new leader for its investments business in China to pursue opportunities in retirement, pension planning and ESG.
NPS, with 280 investment professionals at the end of 2019, listed 54 positions to be filled ahead of its portfolio reaching a milestone in assets.
The move could reflect a desire to lessen GPIF's reliance on equity beta as a long-lived stock market rally stretches into extra innings.
Partners Capital tapped a former McKinsey veteran with experience in building fintech firms as co-head of its Asia-Pacific business.
REST Super has named its first head of investment strategy and a head of capital markets.