NPRF seeks managers to double EM exposure
IRELAND - The €21.3bn National Pension Reserve Fund (NPRF) is tendering €600m in emerging markets equities.
The selected managers will help increase the fund's strategic allocation to this asset class from the current 2% to 5% of total assets.
Tenderers can submit either a regional or global active management product.
"The increase in the emerging markets equity allocation reflects the opportunity to earn long-term returns in excess of those available in developed markets," the NPRF noted.
The NPRF noted its existing exposure to emerging markets, via two pooled funds, is unaffected by the tender.
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