The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) is set to repatriate about N$8 billion back to Namibia from foreign jurisdictions by the end of March next year as the country’s biggest pension fund moves to meet new regulatory requirements that pension funds should invest 45 percent of their assets locally by April next year. 

GIPF exits Grove Mall investment

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has disinvested from the Grove Mall of Namibia, where it had invested close to N$100 million.

GIPF continues with sound investments

The state pension fund, the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has revealed that a total of N$13.5 billion has been allocated to ‘Alternative Investments’ held through external managers.

GIPF to launch bigger infrastructure fund

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) is set to launch an infrastructure fund with a minimum funding capacity for projects worth N$100 million.

GIPF guns for MTC shares

The cash-rich Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF), which had previously denied interest in MTC shares, confirmed Thursday that it was planning to buy into the mobile operator.

GIPF sees safetyin numbers

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) says its pension contributions will not be affected by the current economic down turn, which has seen Government freeze recruitments.

GIPF claims N$146m profit from DCP

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has painted a rosy picture of one of Namibia’s post-independence financial scandals, saying it made a profit of N$146 million from its infamous and now defunct Development Capital Portfolio (DCP),
The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has so far disbursed N$4,7 billion out of the N$12 billion it has committed to asset managers of unlisted investments in the country.

Capricorn lauds GIPF impact on group

The Capricorn Group, the holding company of Bank Windhoek, says the balance sheet strength of new shareholder, the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF), will bolster the group, which now has liquid assets valued at N$1 billion.

GIPF introduces an online member portal

An Online Portal refers to the webpage (or website) that provides users an entryway to a variety of information, tools, links, and more.


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