PE role in investment portfolio important now: Australia's Future Fund

PE role in investment portfolio important now: Australia's Future Fund

Missions Point in Sydney, Australia

Australia’s sovereign wealth fund Future Fund has noted that the challenging economic and market conditions globally have made it attractive to diversify into areas not linked to traditional equity or debt market, highlighting the role of private equity in its investment portfolio.

With 10.4 per cent of its current asset allocations in the private equity category, Future Fund said, in its annual report 2015-2016, venture capital and growth equity accounted for around 46 per cent of its private equity programe, which itself is valued at around $12.8 billion.

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