Nigeria’s SWF Powers Renewable Energy Boost

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).

UNCTAD releases Sustainability Integration Framework among SWFs in Abu Dhabi

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.

Governance Fears Erupt Over New Zimbabwean Sovereign Fund

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.

Mozambique Seeks to Relaunch Plan for Multi-Billion Gas-Backed Sovereign Fund

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.

Ethiopia’s EIH and Mauritius’ MIC join Africa’s SWF Club

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.

Champions in Resilience: NSIA becomes Africa’s flagbearer

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.

2023 GSR Scoreboard

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).

The Global SWF-meter is now live!

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.

2023 GSR scoring finalized, report to be issued June 30

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).

Nigeria’s New SWF Leadership Targets Green Energy and Healthcare

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.

Nigeria's Sovereign Fund Expands in Challenging Times

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.

African SWFs: The Art of Patience

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.

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