The $305 billion Dutch fund takes hedge fund investing to a
new level, where innovation and strategic partnership is key.
By Pirkko Juntunen
Size and capacity is frequently discussed in the world of
hedge funds. It is also an issue that many large institutional
investors face. Although being large is often an advantage due
to the clout it gives, it also makes true diversification more
Gerlof de Vrij
The issue of global diversification is something All Pensions
Group (APG), the Dutch pensions' administrator and asset
manager has become an expert in. Its innovative projects cover
the entire spectrum of asset classes but are widely used in its
absolute return investments. Apart from innovation, strategic
partnerships are also key to APG Asset Management, which is
juggling a pot totalling $305 billion.
APG, which is one of the world's largest institutional
investors, has a two-pronged approach to absolute return
investments, with Global...