All Eyes on Indian Venture Capital, Despite Valuation Concerns

12th September, 2023

The G20 Summit in Delhi was accompanied by fresh announcements by state-owned investors intent on shifting focus to India, amid ongoing de-China-ization by Western funds and growing Middle Eastern interest in the South Asian economic behemoth’s massive potential.

Australian Super Invests in 21st Century Data Center Gold Rush

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.

PIF Consolidates Steel, Sells LPG Distributor as Saudi State Restructures Assets

5th September, 2023

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has created a national champion for the steel industry, while exiting the Kingdom’s leading distributor of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), National Gas and Industrialization Company (GASCO).

PIF Aviation Subsidiary Flies High Following US$3.6bn Takeover Deal

29th August, 2023

In little more than a year of its existence, AviLease has become a major player in global aviation as one of the top lessors to the airline industry, thanks to the backing of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF).

Indian Tycoon Ambani Breaks Records as Qatar Backs his Retail Giant

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.

Lucid Clouds PIF's Robust US Equities Performance

15th August, 2023

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) reported 9.6% growth in its US equity holdings to US$38.9 billion in Q2, with electric vehicle manufacturer Lucid contributing just 16% of the increase despite representing 24% of the portfolio.

Neymar's Signing to PIF-Backed Club Illustrates Saudi Bid to Become Global Soccer Leader

14th August, 2023

Deep Saudi pockets have enabled the Kingdom’s Pro League side Al-Hilal to snap up Brazilian international Neymar for a cool US$110 million fee, plus a two-year deal that will net him an estimated US$175 million.

PIF takes a hit in 2022, pivots towards Saudi holdings

7th August, 2023

The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, known as PIF, finally released its 2022 annual report on Sunday, and there is plenty of information to digest in the 140-page document.

Saudi's PIF Cements Relations with Oman's Sovereign Fund for Long-Term Co-operation

28th July, 2023

Oman and Saudi Arabia have strengthened their bonds with the signing of a memorandum of understanding between their sovereign wealth funds, the Oman Investment Authority (OIA) and the Public Investment Fund (PIF).

PIF Aims for Saudi Agricultural Leap

24th July, 2023

Global warming and related water scarcity are raising fears of rising food scarcity among populations already living on the edge, yet the arid desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia is plotting a path towards greater food self-sufficiency and cash crop production led by its burgeoning sovereign wealth fund.

PIF's MENA Holdings Surge as it Soars Towards US$2 trillion AUM

12th July, 2023

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) reported a US$11 billion loss for 2022 as global markets tanked, but its annual accounts filed this week with the London Stock Exchange show it has ramped up its Middle East holdings by a staggering US$94 billion to US$175 billion (up 166%) in just two years as it seeks to become a regional investor heavyweight.

Real Estate Strategies Shift Towards Serving the Digital Economy and Housing Needs

10th July, 2023

State-owned investors originated nearly US$20 billion in real estate deals in the first half of 2023, excluding their commitments to funds overseen by third party asset managers.

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