MANILA, Philippines—Why are pension funds investing in bitcoin?

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB), established in 1951, is an independent state agency tasked with managing the assets of the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), the State Investment Fund (SIF), and other state trust funds.

As of December 31, 2023, SWIB managed over $156 billion in assets. It is directed by an independent Board of Trustees and aims to utilize a disciplined, prudent, and innovative approach to market opportunities to generate respectable returns. SWIB plays a crucial role in contributing to the financial future of more than 677,000 participants and 1,500 employers in the WRS.

Here’s one reason why they are doing it—

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About Lyman Manzanares, Esq.

Founder and CEO, Founding and managing partner, Manzanares & Partners Law Offices, est. 2011. A lawyer based in Makati City, Philippines, he is a Lifetime Member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Makati City Chapter, and the Philippine Bar Association. He graduated from the U.P. College of Law in 2004 and has been involved in various legal cases and discussions, particularly in the realm of commercial and cooperative law. He has provided insights into the world of jurisprudence and law through a platform called “A Case A Day,” where he discusses new cases and updates on different areas of interest such as criminal law, civil and family law, commercial law, and technology law.

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