China’s Pillar 1 Pension Fund to Hire Overseas Investment Managers


National Council for Social Security Fund (NCSSF), China’s pillar 1 pension management body, has recently announced its procedure to hire new overseas investment managers for 3 equity strategies: global responsible investment active equities, Japanese active equities and global technology active equities. This is the first time that NCSSF specifically searches for a responsible investment strategy. NCSSF, one of the most important Chinese global allocators, started to recruit overseas managers in 2006 and have so far hired 4 batches of global managers in 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2015 respectively. Please refer to How Do International Asset Managers Benefit From Chinese Pension [...]