27th November, 2023
Just a month before the Hamas attacks of October 7th, the UAE marked the third anniversary of its normalization of ties with Israel – now geopolitical risk is creating obstacles to developing bilateral economic relations.
22nd November, 2023
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala has made another big move into private debt markets by anchoring a new special situations fund, Starz Orion Capital, which has been launched by Starz Real Estate (Starz), a leading pan-European commercial real estate lending platform.
21st November, 2023
Canadian public pension fund manager CDPQ is preparing to deploy up to C$5 billion (US$3.6 billion) in capital to Brazil over 2024-27, on top of around C$8 billion (US$5.8 billion) already invested in the country since it started buying Brazilian assets in 2006.
16th November, 2023
This week has been quite eventful in terms of personnel changes. After the appointments of CIC’s new chief representative in the US, and of the new CEO and CIO for the Hong Kong Investment Corporation (HKIC), which we covered on Monday, we have finally heard about the new leaders for the Emirates Investment Authority (EIA) and the newly established Maharlika Investment Corp. (MIC) in the Philippines.
29th September, 2023
State-owned investors are betting that tighter bank lending will present new opportunities in private credit, with Canadian funds joining their Middle Eastern and Singaporean peers in backing non-bank lending.
19th September, 2023
Mubadala Capital, the asset management arm of Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala, has launched a new investments solutions business backed by Apollo Global Management, adding to its suite of vehicles that manage third party capital.
11th September, 2023
Australian Super has made one of the biggest deals in data center investment by any state-owned investor, with its EUR1.5 billion (US$1.6 billion ) investment in Vantage Data Centers.
7th September, 2023
The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund, Norges Bank (NBIM), announced today that it had shut its Shanghai office after 16 years of operation, although it insists the decision was “operational” and it would continue to invest both directly and via funds and Singapore would be used as its hub for the region.
30th August, 2023
ADQ subsidiary PureHealth is acquiring UK-based Circle Health Group for US$1.2 billion in what is a major step forward for the platform’s global expansion.
28th August, 2023
On Monday, the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) closed the acquisition of Park Lane Hotel in Midtown Manhattan for US$ 623 million, according to news provider PincusCo and to New York’s Office of the City Register.
23rd August, 2023
Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has agreed to buy a 1% stake in India’s massive Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL) chain for US$1 billion – a valuation that has boosted the value of existing sovereign investor stakes by more than 60% since they bought into the firm in late 2020.
22nd August, 2023
Abu Dhabi’s biggest sovereign wealth fund has more than doubled its investment in Australian real estate private credit company Qualitas Diversified Credit Investments (QDCI) to A$1.45 billion (US$932 million) as it continues its push into private credit markets.