Here Are 3 Changes Made by a Mega Sovereign Wealth Fund


The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) is the largest sovereign wealth fund in the Gulf. ADIA has a massive operation, consisting of over 1,700 employees, compared to just over 500 back in 1988. A number of public institutional investors are keen on how ADIA deploys its assets. The wealth fund giant has made a number of strategy shifts in 2015, especially to cope with liquidity needs, lower operating costs and drive higher returns.

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Profile

One surprising trend is that ADIA decreased its weighting toward index-replicating strategies which now stand at 50% of total portfolio assets.

1. Testing Smart Beta

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