PIF: Lucid Undermines Index-Beating Performance in US Equities

25th November, 2022

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund saw US$6.6 billion wiped off the value of its US public equity portfolio in Q3, around three quarters of which was caused by the 18.6% decline in the value of its stake in Lucid which was worth US$14.2 billion at end-September.

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BlackRock and Saudi Arabia Draw Closer in Infra Partnership

15th November, 2022

BlackRock continues to forge relationships with the sovereign investor universe with this week witnessing an agreement with Saudi Arabia’s US$620 billion Public Investment Fund (PIF) to pursue joint investment opportunities in the Kingdom’s infrastructure sector.

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Arab Funds Seek to Score Goals Ahead of Qatar 2022

9th November, 2022

The FIFA World Cup is putting Qatar on the map, but other Gulf states are looking to ramp up investments in football in the bid to capitalize on growth in the sport.

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PIF Builds Its Own Electric Car

8th November, 2022

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), is emerging as a leading financier of electric vehicles with the launch of its own indigenous brand, Ceer, in a joint venture with and Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Company (Foxconn).

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QIA Considers Throwing a Lifeline to Troubled Credit Suisse

4th November, 2022

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is undeterred by the plummeting value of its stockholding in Credit Suisse Group and is preparing to invest in a share sale alongside the Saudi National Bank, according to the Financial Times.

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Ethiopia, Abu Dhabi and Qatar Back Red Sea Infrastructure Boom

2nd November, 2022

The Red Sea continues to draw billions of dollars of investment from sovereign wealth funds, which are keen to capitalize on the resources and strategic position it occupies in global trade.

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PIF Stretches Its Wings Over MENA

28th October, 2022

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, Public Investment Fund, is set to launch a five new investment companies, modelled on the Saudi Egyptian Investment Company (SEIC, in the MENA region that will oversee SAR90 billion (US$24 billion) of investment.

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The Green March of India’s Billionaires: Sovereign Funds Join the Parade

12th October, 2022

With favorable long-term development objectives, ESG opportunities and rapid demographic and consumer change, Indian infrastructure investment has attracted sovereign wealth funds and public pension funds over recent years.

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PIF is a Top-Scorer One Year on From Newcastle Take-Over

11th October, 2022

It is the first anniversary of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund’s (PIF) takeover of Newcastle United FC in a GBP300 million and it is planning to turn it into a GBP3 billion super-club.

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PIF's Big Performance Disclosure Highlights Global Investment Push

3rd October, 2022

A prospectus for a green bond sale has delivered the biggest insight into Saudi Arabia’s rapidly growing Public Investment Fund (PIF), in a region renowned for the opacity of its sovereign wealth funds.

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Abu Dhabi’s ADQ seeks Strategic Position in Oman’s Economy

28th September, 2022

Abu Dhabi’s US$110 billion state-owned investor ADQ is seizing opportunities in Oman worth over US$8 billion and bolstering bilateral economic and political relations, in partnership with the local US$29 billion sovereign wealth fund Oman Investment Authority (OIA).

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The Big Apple is Blossoming as PIF Begins Hiring for its New NYC Office

20th September, 2022

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) is expanding its international footprint with its New York City office ramping up personnel to originate new deals that support its rapid growth.

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