The Future Fund has been recognised by AsianInvestor magazine for excellence in institutional investment.

The Fund was acknowledged as Asia-Pacific’s top sovereign wealth fund in the AsianInvestor 2017 institutional excellence awards.

The Chairman of the Future Fund Board of Guardians, Hon Peter Costello AC, said:

“As Australia’s sovereign wealth fund, we are proud to be recognised for excellence in institutional investment and to be considered at the top of our field.

“Our achievements over the past decade have been built on the strong foundations of a clear and robust institutional framework and the delivery of a prudent and disciplined approach to long-term investing.  We are determined to carry this on through the years ahead.”

Richard Morrow, Editor of AsianInvestor, said:

“We felt that Future Fund’s commitment to continuous improvement in its governance and investment capabilities together with its enviable rates of return over many years were all noteworthy.”

ENDS

For more information:

Will Hetherton
Head of Public Affairs & Strategic Relations
Future Fund
+61(0)3 8656 6400
+61 (0)439 016 678

Jennifer Dearn
Adviser, Public Affairs & Strategic Relations
Future Fund
+61 (0)3 8656 6400
+61 (0)439 181 153

About the Future Fund

The Future Fund is Australia’s sovereign wealth fund, investing for the benefit of future generations of Australians.  The Fund was established in 2006 to strengthen the Australian Government’s long-term financial position.  At 30 September 2017, the Future Fund had $159.5bn under management.  Read more at www.futurefund.gov.au.