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Japan’s PFA taps RiskMetrics


Japan’s Pension Fund Association chose the RiskMetrics HedgePlatform as a hedge fund transparency provider. The $120 billion fund provides pension benefits to those who seceded from employees’ pension funds. 

The RiskMetrics offering will allow the pension fund to better analyse, monitor and manage their hedge fund investments based on the position-level holdings of the underlying funds. 

According to Nobuki Yasuda, director of alternative investment at PFA, the fund is continuously strengthening its level of risk management to secure its fiduciary responsibility. The HedgePlatform will also aid in portfolio construction and risk management, he said. 

The Japan Pension Fund Association is the