JAPAN - DIAM, the largest Japanese pension fund manager, has scooped a European equities mandate from a Middle-Eastern client for approximately US$250m, and a €42m European equities deal from a German pension fund.
Speaking exclusively to Global Pensions, the company said the deal with the Middle-Eastern client represented the company’s drive into the region where it has been building relationships and developing...
Four executives of AIJ Investment Advisors have been arrested in an alleged fraud relating to missing pension fund money.
Recently released year-end results show assets under management for Japanese asset managers were down 12% in the year ended March 31, as Gavin Blair reports
CANADA/JAPAN - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Global Logistic Properties (GLP) have formed a joint venture to invest in the country's logistics network.
JAPAN - Japan's public pension fund scraped a small return on its investments in the second quarter after its assets fell by $33bn, its latest report shows.
JAPAN - The implementation of new accounting rules that would have forced companies to book pension fund shortfalls as liabilities on their balance sheets is to be postponed, according to reports.