Malaysia Provident / Pension Fund Value Chain
The diagram below illustrates Malaysia’s provident/ pension fund value chain with KWAP’s role in the context of pensionable civil service.
The Federal Government contributes 5% of the total annual budgeted emolument of Federal Government employees while Statutory Bodies, Local Authorities and Agencies contribute 17.5% of the basic salaries of their pensionable employees to KWAP on a monthly basis.
Setting Investment Policy and Guidelines
The Investment Panel is responsible for setting and reviewing periodically KWAP’s Investment Policy and Guidelines and subsequently makes recommendations to the Board for approval. The Investment Policy and Guidelines is a document that governs KWAP’s investment activities.
Investment Management and Monitoring
The Fund is invested in asset classes in accordance with KWAP’s Strategic Asset Allocation. The investment activities of the Fund are carried out by a team of competent and experienced investment professionals.
The status and performance of KWAP’s investments are reported monthly to the Investment Panel and the Board. The performance analysis includes relative performance against benchmark indices as well as absolute target returns for each of the asset classes.