Allocations to alternatives in sovereign wealth funds increase to almost a quarter

Exposure rose to 23%

Tom Eckett
PwC report found SWFs increased allocation to alternative investments such as gold

PwC report found SWFs increased allocation to alternative investments such as gold

Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) have raised their exposure to alternative investments, including private equity, real estate, gold and infrastructure, from 19% of total AUM in 2010 to 23% by 2016, according to research by PwC.

In a report, entitled The rising attractiveness of alternative asset classes for sovereign wealth funds, PwC noted the majority of SWFs had previously followed a strategy focusing largely on fixed income,...

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