Mar 22, 2016

Former Norinchukin Bank boss to replace Mitani at GPIF

The Government Pension Investment Fund, the world’s biggest pension fund, named Norihiro Takahashi, a former senior managing director at a domestic agricultural bank, as president to replace Takahiro Mitani. The $1.25 trillion fund chose Takahashi, 58 and a former managing director at Norinchukin Bank ...

Dec 15, 2015

Japan's ¥135 trillion pension fund boosts infrastructure weighting

Japan’s ¥135 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund is building up its alternative investment department after raising bets on infrastructure projects more than 10-fold to secure higher returns than low-yielding bonds. The world’s largest retiree fund has boosted staff in its alternative investment section, formed ...