20th September, 2023
Global SWF examines the recent developments relating to new sovereign wealth funds in Hong Kong, Israel, Pakistan and the Philippines.
19th September, 2023
Mubadala Capital, the asset management arm of Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala, has launched a new investments solutions business backed by Apollo Global Management, adding to its suite of vehicles that manage third party capital.
18th September, 2023
The US$463 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has lost another CIO with Nicole Musicco quitting her position after less than two years for family reasons.
15th September, 2023
A research report published this week by Norway’s sovereign wealth fund manager Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) found that long-term returns from venture capital and growth equity funds have underperformed public equities by 1-2% on average over the past 48 years, but its conclusions give some support for the conservatively allocated US$1.4 trillion Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) to shift into private markets.
14th September, 2023
Indonesia’s sovereign wealth fund has won the backing of a Chinese state financial institution to boost Sino-Indonesian co-operation on infrastructure, energy and communications.
13th September, 2023
Fuelled by growth in global equities, NZ Super reported a barnstorming performance in the financial year ending June 30 with an 11.9% return – the best return of its peers reporting over the same period.
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.
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.
8th September, 2023
Rwanda’s Agaciro Development Fund (AgDF) is one of several state institutions seeing a change of leadership this week, with Gilbert Nyatanyi replaced as CEO by Tesi Rusagara, who was serving as the Managing Director at Kigali Innovation City and also board member of the Capital Markets Authority Rwanda. Aged 33, she holds an MBA from Stanford and worked in Deloitte US before returning to Rwanda in 2019.
7th September, 2023
The world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund, Norges Bank (NBIM), announced today that it had shut its Shanghai office after 16 years of operation, although it insists the decision was “operational” and it would continue to invest both directly and via funds and Singapore would be used as its hub for the region.
6th September, 2023
South Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS) notched up a 9.1% return on investment in H1 2023, securing its position as the world’s second biggest public pension fund with assets under management totalling KRW983 trillion (US$742 billion).
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).