APFC’s Board of Trustees Revisits Investing in Alaska

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The Board of Trustees reviewed the fiscal year 2018 (FY18) investment performance of the Alaska Permanent Fund (Fund) with presentations from Callan Associates and the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation’s (APFC) asset class directors, approved a FY2020 budget, and accepted the Annual Audit as presented by KPMG. As noted in the 2018 Annual Report, released at the meeting, the Fund’s assets under management (AUM) reached an end of fiscal year high, totaling $64.9 billion as of June 30, 2018, comprised of $46.0 billion in the Principal of the Fund and $18.9 billion in the Earnings Reserve Account.

Callan Associates, APFC’s performance consultant, noted that APFC’s portfolio is well diversified across all major asset classes employed by institutional investors. In FY18 the Fund’s investments returned 10.74%, this strong performance puts the Total Fund in the top decile relative to other large public funds, and in the top third versus other large endowments/foundations. …

The Board of Trustees evaluated APFC’s approach to investing in Alaska and the Alaska Investment section of APFC’s Investment Policy & Procedures was amended to set forth aspirational goals for increased Alaska investment …

Furthering the interest in Alaska investment, a panel was conducted with representatives from investment firms with experience in geographically targeted emerging manager programs to inform Trustees about approaches and considerations for the development of an Alaska-based emerging manager program. The Board adopted Resolution 18-03 – RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE ALASKA PERMANENT FUND CORPORATION SUPPORTING AN IN-STATE EMERGING MANAGER PROGRAM directing the Executive Director to create an In-State Emerging Manager Program. …

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