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State-Owned Investors PIF, Mubadala and Temasek Tap Debt Markets

10th March, 2021

PIF, Temasek and Mubadala have tapped debt markets to drive their varied growth strategies, whether boosting domestic home ownership or enabling private equity investment. The deals comes amid a slew of bonds by issuers tapping global debt markets at cheap rates as investors utilize high global liquidity in the high for higher-yielding assets.

Erdogan shakes TWF's top, once again

9th March, 2021

Zafer Sönmez, the CEO of the Turkey Wealth Fund, was abruptly replaced today, 3.5 years after he took office.

Indian Infra Fund Boosted by New Development Bank

11th February, 2021

India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) is close to achieving its US$1 billion target for its Fund of Funds following a US$100 million investment by the BRICS-backed multilateral development bank, New Development Bank (NDB).

Temasek is a Winner in the Blockbuster Kuaishou IPO

5th February, 2021

Today’s block-busting IPO by Kuaishou in Hong Kong saw market cap of the Chinese viral video app reach US$180bn, and increasing the value of Temasek’s initial investment in the TikTok rival by 6.3 times within almost 14 months, according to Global SWF estimates.

Indonesia, A Frontier Ripe for SOI Attention

22nd January, 2021

Indonesia’s plans to encourage FDI in startups through liberalization measures coupled with its new SWF acting as a lightning rod for capital will spur sovereign investor interest in a large swathe of an economy that offers stable growth and huge potential.

SWFs to the Rescue of Flag Carrier Airlines

20th January, 2021

Vietnam’s State Capital Investment Corporation became the latest state-owned investor to throw a lifeline to a troubled national carrier, announcing plans this week to invest US$345 million in Vietnam Airlines. The move follows the Vietnam’s National Assembly approval in November of a support package for the airline, after reporting losses or approximately US$520 million in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sovereign Investors Set for Indian IPO Bonanza

13th January, 2021

In 2021, more than 20 companies are planning IPOs to tap capital markets and adventurous sovereign investors are set to be major beneficiaries of the predicted bonanza.

Temasek Could be a Big Winner in Indonesian Tech Merger

8th January, 2021

Singaporean state-owned investor Temasek could be a big winner if Indonesia's ride-hailing and payments firm Gojek and e-commerce leader Tokopedia merge to create a US$18 billion tech giant.

Temasek Leads SOIs in Agricultural Revolution

6th January, 2021

CropIn, an Indian artificial intelligence and data-based agtech startup, raised US$20 million in a funding round led by Temasek subsidiary ABC World Asia.

NIIF closes Master Fund with $2.34 billion

23rd December, 2020

Congratulations to National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) for the successful closing of its Master Fund, which exceeded the initial fundraising target and includes 2 SWFs and 4 PPFs

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