AIMCo expands global presence with new Singapore office

Kevin Bong is leading AIMCo in Asia, serving as senior managing director, chief investment strategist and head of Singapore.

  • The Singapore office is AIMCo’s first in Asia and third internationally
  • It brings the pension system’s total number of global offices to six, in addition to Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, London and Luxembourg
  • Before joining AIMCo, Kevin Bong worked at GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund

Alberta Investment Management Corp has opened a new office in Singapore to focus on investment opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region.

The office is AIMCo’s first in Asia and third internationally. It brings the pension system’s total number of global offices to six, in addition to Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, London and Luxembourg.

Kevin Bong is leading AIMCo in Asia, serving as senior managing director, chief investment strategist and head of Singapore. Previously, Bong worked at GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund.

“We are exceptionally proud to establish our presence in a globally recognized financial hub such as Singapore,” said Evan Siddall, CEO of AIMCo, in a statement. “We believe the long-term growth opportunities in Asia-Pacific are compelling and well-aligned with AIMCo’s long-term investment horizon, all of which will help us fulfill our purpose of providing superior, risk-adjusted returns for our clients.”

AIMCo, one of Canada’s largest pension systems, invests globally on behalf of 17 pension, endowment and government fund clients in Alberta.