NZ Super Fund named top Sovereign Wealth Fund at AsianInvestor Awards
Posted On: Monday, 10 December 2018

The NZ Super Fund has been awarded the Sovereign Wealth Fund prize at the 2018 AsianInvestor Institutional Excellence Awards in Singapore.

The editorial team at AsianInvestor noted the NZ Super Fund’s “longstanding outperformance on its investment portfolio, including its ongoing efforts to ensure strong asset diversity and take a measured approach to long-term risks, in accordance with its lengthy investment horizon.

“We particularly noted NZ Super’s fluid shift in leadership and the lack of difficulty that this created, pointing to a strong level of internal governance and unified investing vision. These qualities were also highlighted to us by senior consultants and investment professionals.”

NZ Super Fund Chief Executive Matt Whineray said the award was highly appreciated. “We value feedback from our peers and the broader industry, and are delighted to win this prestigious international award. Behind the Fund’s investment performance is an experienced and diverse team, and a commitment to responsible investment, innovation and strong partnerships. We will continue to aim for global best practice standards in all aspects of our operations.”