20th November, 2023
The Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) is boosting the country’s electrification through renewable energy with the establishment of a US$500 million Renewables Investment Platform for Limitless Energy (RIPLE).
18th October, 2023
On Wednesday, the Geneva-based United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD) presented a report titled “A Sustainability Integration Framework for Institutional Investors”, which it drafted with the assistance of Global SWF during 2022 and 2023.
3rd October, 2023
Renamed the Mutapa Investment Fund after the vast kingdom that covered modern Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe’s sovereign wealth fund is expanding rapidly raising concerns that President Emmerson Mnangagwa is building an empire beyond the remit of the constitution.
31st July, 2023
Mozambique is set to relaunch its plans for a sovereign wealth fund funded by LNG exports, which stalled in recent years amid instability in the country’s gas-rich north.
7th July, 2023
On Thursday and Friday this week, Agaciro Development Fund hosted the second annual meeting of the African Sovereign Investors Forum (ASIF) in Kigali, Rwanda. The Forum was started by Morocco’s Ithmar Capital last year in Rabat in an attempt to increase collaboration among African SWFs, to compare notes of common challenges, and to create appealing, sizeable, Pan-African investment opportunities for foreign (e.g., Middle Eastern) SWFs.
6th July, 2023
On June 30, Global SWF published the 2023 GSR Scoreboard that assesses the progress of State-Owned Investors around governance, sustainability, and resilience since 2020. There has been significant improvement in best practices globally during the past three years, including resilience factors.
30th June, 2023
We are delighted to present the 2023 GSR Scoreboard, the most comprehensive analysis on the Governance, Sustainability and Resilience (“GSR”) practices and efforts of the world’s major State-Owned Investors (“SOIs”), including Sovereign Wealth Funds (“SWFs”) and Public Pension Funds (“PPFs).
23rd June, 2023
As industry analysts, we have always been fascinated by the changing meter on NBIM’s website. Anyone can see the market value of the world’s largest SWF at any point in time, according to the fluctuations in global financial markets. Over the years, NZ Super joined this effort and is now showing an “AuM-clock” on their homepage, too.
19th June, 2023
Since 2020, Global SWF has issued an annual assessment of the efforts of state-owned investors, including sovereign wealth funds and public pension funds, around governance, sustainability, and resilience (GSR).
15th May, 2023
Nigeria’s sovereign fund is set to fuel the country’s infrastructure growth with up to US$1 billion in a three-year program of investment in solar energy and healthcare.
4th April, 2023
The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has reported a 10th consecutive year of growth – as Aminu Umar-Sadiq took up the sovereign wealth fund’s leadership.
23rd August, 2022
The development of African sovereign wealth funds is a slow process and missed targets are the norm, but a combination of the continent’s natural wealth, human resources and political will are facilitating progress.