Indonesia Leads Growth in Asia Toll Roads Investments

2nd July, 2024

Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC has teamed up with Metro Pacific Tollways to buy up a 35% stake worth US$1 billion in a network of toll roads on Indonesia’s island of Java, in what could be a record year for investment by state-owned investors in Asian toll road networks.

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AIMCO Joins Secondaries Sell-Off

28th June, 2024

Canadian public pension fund AIMCo has joined peers in offloading chunky private equity portfolios as markets pick up, taking advantage of a revival of interest in private equity and rebalancing its portfolio.

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State Investors Surge into Renewables in June - A Record Year for Green Investments?

26th June, 2024

The pace of investment in renewables by state-owned investors could breaking records this year as new opportunities arise at different stages of project delivery and Europe in particular shifts towards improved energy security.

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Japan's GPIF Gains APG's Support in Infra Diversification

10th April, 2024

Japan’s US$1.48 trillion goliath Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) has joined forces with Europe’s biggest public pension fund manager, the Netherlands’ US$562 billion APG, to surge into global infrastructure markets.

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CPP and APG Strengthen South Korea Partnerships

21st February, 2024

South Korea is increasingly seen as an alternative Developed Asian market among state-owned investors, with Canadian pension giant CPP and its Dutch peer APG among the leaders – and this week demonstrated that Asian industrial real estate giant ESR remains their favored partner.

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APG is the Latest to Leave Beijing

23rd January, 2024

The Netherlands’ civil service pension fund manager APG has shut down its Beijing office due to a lack of interest among its clients, following the decision four months ago by the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund, Norges Bank (NBIM) to end operations in Shanghai.

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Indonesia’s Road Infrastructure Motors Ahead, Fuelled by Sovereign Investors

11th January, 2024

Indonesia’s sovereign wealth fund INA has won the support of the US$984 billion Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and Europe’s biggest public pension fund, the Netherlands’ US$546 billion APG, for toll road platform that is starting with the Trans Java Toll Road mega-project.

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Northvolt is Lightning Rod for Battery Investment by Public Pension Funds

20th June, 2023

The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) announced today that it is piling US$400 million into Sweden-based Northvolt, joining a raft of other public pension funds including provincial stablemate OMERS that have invested in the battery manufacturing giant.

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Tide Turns In Favor of Hospitality: State Investors Rush to the Resorts

16th June, 2023

The post-Covid revival in tourism is encouraging a tide of sovereign fund investment in hotel and leisure, with a focus on Europe and a significant shift towards large-scale resorts.

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Dutch Funds Help Diversify Australian Student Accommodation Platform into Multi-Family Venture

30th May, 2023

The Netherlands’ public pension fund managers APG and Bouwinvest have swung their weight behind an Australian build-to-rent (BTR) partnership with student accommodation leader Scape Australia founders, Stephen Gaitanos and Craig Carracher.

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Electrification of European Rail Boosted by Sovereign Funds

4th May, 2023

Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC has joined Canadian, Dutch and Abu Dhabi peers in Europe’s expansion of electric railways, a growth area that is backed by a modal shift to rail as a key enabler of the decarbonisation of supply chains.

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Canadians Funnel More Capital Into Indian Investment Trusts

26th April, 2023

Canadian public pension funds are planning to funnel US$1 billion of fresh capital into infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) focusing on renewables and roads.

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