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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sovereign Investors Hit By Banking Stocks Turmoil

16th March, 2023

The sovereign investor universe is being pummelled by the turmoil in the trade of banking stocks on global markets, revealing yet again doubts over strategy that had previously been highlighted in crypto-related investments.

Dutch Public Pension Funds Swing Behind Cooling Domestic Mortgage Market

8th March, 2023

Dutch public pension funds ABP, bpfBOUW and SPW are increasing their exposure to the domestic residential mortgage market, despite the cooling real estate market.

China's Lockdown Easing Set to Revive SWF Activity - and Potential New Overseas Offices

9th January, 2023

China’s removal of quarantine requirements for inbound travelers has signalled that borders are reopened after three years of strict pandemic-related travel restrictions.

Dutch Pension Fund APG Takes Lead in State Investment in Renewables

22nd November, 2022

Dutch pension fund manager APG is looking to invest in a new 4GW offshore wind farm as part of the Noordzeker consortium, in alliance with an unknown investor.

Renewable Investments Surge Ahead of COP27

25th October, 2022

As the world builds up to the COP27 summit in Egypt next month, Canadian and Arabian Gulf state-owned investors have ramped up their commitments to renewable energy.

CPP Spreads its Tentacles in Renewables, Boosting its Global Leadership in Clean Energy

26th July, 2022

Canada’s biggest public pension fund, CPP Investments, continues to maintain its position as a leading global investor in renewable energy with this week seeing it stump up a further US$225 million in Octopus Energy Group.

Dutch Lessons: Inflation and Market Turmoil are Major Challenges for Even the Healthiest Pension Funds

22nd July, 2022

The performance of Dutch public pension funds has proven robust despite the impact of the Ukraine crisis on the European economy, but a sharp decline in yields across asset classes will challenge their ability to defend funding ratios while raising pensions in line with inflation.

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