Japan Teachers Fund to Start REIT and Hedge Fund Investments – Bloomberg 09-23-12

Salient to Investors:

Toru Higuchi at Japan’s Teachers’ Mutual Aid Co- operative Society will start investing in REITs and hedge funds.

Japan’s has the world’s second-largest retirement pool, after the U.S., with  only 6 percent in alternative assets versus 25 percent in the U.S. and 24 percent in Australia.

Read the full article at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-24/japan-s-teachers-fund-to-start-investing-in-reits-hedge-funds.html