“The Alaska Permanent Fund’s trustees are putting off advice from the fund’s advisers and staff to lower their expectations. …”
Juneau – The Board of Trustees reviewed the fiscal year 2017 (FY17) investment performance of the Alaska Permanent Fund (Fund), considered capital market projections and approved measures to advance the strategic mission of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation during their Annual Meeting on September 27 and 28, 2017 in Juneau. Chief Executive Officer, Angela Rodell, stated “our constitutional mandate requires us to invest the Fund in perpetuity for all generations of Alaskans. The Board of Trustees has put in place tools and measures which recognize the climate we find ourselves in and allow us to continue on a path of success.”
The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation will hold its Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees on September 27-28, 2017 in Juneau, AK. The public is invited to attend this meeting in-person or via teleconference, please see the agenda for more information.
“…The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. achieved a 12.57 percent return on its namesake Fund during the 2017 fiscal year that ended June 30. The Permanent Fund ended the year with a record value of $59.8 billion. …”
“For 40 years, Alaska has been putting its oil money into a giant savings account. But now the oil — and the money — are drying up. …”
Juneau – The Alaska Permanent Fund’s (Fund) investments gained 12.57% in fiscal year 2017 (FY17) and the Fund ended June 30, 2017 with a total record value of $59.8 billion, comprised of $47.0 billion in the Principal of the Fund and $12.8 billion in the Earnings Reserve Account. Following the FY17 year-end close, the Total Fund value has continued climbing to record highs and is now well over $60 billion.
Reflecting on the recent noteworthy performance of the Fund and 40 years of successful Alaskan stewardship, the Board of Trustees Chair Bill Moran offered that this “high mark is a testament to the Alaskans who had the foresight to create the Fund, the leaders of yesterday and today who have maintained the integrity of the Fund and the dedicated professionals of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation who have attentively invested the Fund.”
APFC’s CEO Angela Rodell stated that “the success of the Fund has been built upon decades of investment experience and the firm commitment of the Board of Trustees to establish sound investment, governance and transparency practices. Due to these efforts, not only has the Fund reached an all-time high value it has also achieved world-wide recognition as a model for converting a non-renewable natural resource into a renewable financial resource.”
“The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. will be renovating its headquarters in Juneau. Its goal is to modernize its offices and help its workers communicate more easily. It’s budgeted to cost $4 million. Supporters say it may be a small price for the state to pay if it makes a difference in growing the $60.7 billion fund. …”
“Every morning, I pass by words engraved physically on our wall but, more importantly, philosophically at our core. “Maximize the value of Alaska’s Permanent Fund through prudent long-term investment and protection of principal to produce income to benefit all generations of Alaskans.” These words embody the mission that inspires my 41 colleagues to do what we do best: partner with the most experienced and talented investors across asset classes, acquire the highest-quality assets and support visionaries who lead the world’s most promising companies. …”
Juneau – The Alaska Permanent Fund (Fund) has reached an unaudited value of over $60 billion, a new milestone of achievement and noteworthy result based on 40 years of successful Alaskan stewardship.