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Infrastructure, Changing the Definition

In APFC Perspectives by Adam Kane

Changing the definition Investments in infrastructure, the backbone of those things societies depend on every day, have proven their ability to generate consistent revenues over the long term. Since 2007, APFC has been investing in infrastructure assets in the United States and internationally.  The definition of infrastructure itself has continued to expand and evolve over the years. The asset class …

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APFC’s Public Equities and the Advantage of Time

In APFC Perspectives by Adam Kane

Empirical evidence shows that Public Equities investment outperformance is challenging to generate and sustain long-term. It requires a certain degree of skill, market perspective, and time. As with all of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation’s asset classes, the key objective of the Public Equities portfolio is to outperform its benchmark over time and across market cycles. Investing for the long …

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Unraveling the complexity, settling trades in Trade Operations

In APFC Perspectives by Adam Kane

When it comes to investments, how familiar are you with custody? A custodial relationship for investment management is a relationship in which a designated agent is given a layer of control to assist the owner in transacting and safekeeping their assets. The Permanent Fund’s stocks, bonds, treasuries and other investments aren’t physically or digitally stored in the APFC office in …

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Women in Finance

In APFC Perspectives by Adam Kane

Diversification in action “I don’t think of finance as a man’s world,” reflects Angela Rodell, CEO of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC), “I think of finance as male-dominated – but it’s not their world.” It has long been understood that the best way to achieve the most stable, best performing, and sustainable investment returns is achieved through a diversified …