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Corporate News 24 Apr 2018 | 12:00 AM

RM140bil KWAP retirement fund seeks higher returns

KUALA LUMPUR: Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP) is planning to allocate more funds to the private investment space to get better returns amidst the low interest rate environment. KWAP said more money could be allocated to property development, private equity and infrastructure projects.

Business 21 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM

KWAP rising up to the challenge

RISING equity prices is a boon for investors. At Kumpulan Wang Persaraan or KWAP, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KL Composite Index’s (FBM KLCI) 9.5% gain year-to-date lifted the fund’s asset value to above RM100bil for the first time ever.

Corporate News 04 May 2018 | 12:00 AM

KWAP outsourced RM17.5bil to external funds in 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP) outsourced RM17.5bil to both domestic and international external fund managers (EFMs) as at end-December 2017.

Business 13 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

No commitment yet by KWAP for TRX asset

PETALING JAYA: Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP) has made no investment commitment on buying a building and land at the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) in Kuala Lumpur, but will continue to explore opportunities in the local property market to meet the fund’s mandate.

Business 01 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

KWAP participation a boost of confidence for E&O

THE entry of the Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP) as strategic partner into the flagship project of Eastern & Oriental Bhd (E&O) in Penang has given the property developer the much needed dose of confidence from the market.

Corporate News 18 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

KWAP pension fund plans to invest more in equities

KUALA LUMPUR: The Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP) plans to increase its equity weight and capitalise on investment opportunities arising from the current global market weakness. RM800mil to be poured into international ESG initiatives

Business 08 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM

Timing is key for KWAP

THE Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP) bases its investment decision on the track record and reputation of the developers it picks.

Property 31 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Retirement fund KWAP buys into E&O project in RM877mil deal

PETALING JAYA: Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP) has taken up a stake in Eastern & Oriental Bhd’s (E&O) flagship property project in Penang and acquired a substantial equity interest in the listed developer in a deal worth a total of RM887.7mil.

Business 11 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

KWAP aims to be full-fledged pension fund

RETIREMENT Fund Inc (KWAP) has a weight on its shoulder as it prepares to take on the future pension burden of the Government. Below is the excerpt of a StarBizWeek interview with CEO Wan Kamaruzaman Wan Ahmad on how it runs its RM110bil fund and its preparation for the future.

Property 26 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM

Retirement fund KWAP sets sights on two local properties

KUALA LUMPUR: Fresh from acquiring its first shopping mall in the United Kingdom, Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP) is close to securing its maiden real estate deals in Malaysia.