Daily Update: Alpha Trains Leads Daily Deals with State-Owned Investors On-Track for Extraordinary Month

13th January, 2021

The first month of 2021 is turning out to be a bumper month for investment by state-owned investors with the volume and value of transactions set to rival the busiest months of 2020 - and potentially see the return of activity to pre-pandemic norms.

Daily Update: 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.

Daily Update: What Will Qatar's Rehabilitation Mean for QIA?

11th January, 2021

The announcement that full diplomatic relations had been restored between Qatar and a Quartet of Arab countries - Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt - removed a cloud hanging over the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA). Yet, the storm had already passed for US$345 billion sovereign wealth fund as it overcame the initial financial impact and, like the Qatari economy, restructured and accelerated investment activity.

Daily Update: 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.

Daily Update: Mubadala Confirms Global SWF's Long-Term AUM Predictions as it Restructures

7th January, 2021

Six days after issuing our predictions for 2030, Mubadala has confirmed that is aiming at doubling its AuM in the next decade, which will place them among the world's Top 10 SWFs and fuel the growth, diversification and sustainability of Abu Dhabi.

Daily Update: 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.

Daily Update: CPP Kick Off Deals in 2021

5th January, 2021

Canadian public pension fund CPP Investments was the first state-owned investor to accelerate out of the starting blocks with a US$200 million commitment to a US$1 billion logistics real estate joint venture in Indonesia.

Indonesia's SWF closes first tranche

29th December, 2020

The Nusantara Investment Authority (NIA) may have closed its first fund for investments in domestic infrastructure, from an array of international #SOIs

NIIF closes Master Fund with $2.34 billion

22nd 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

Moderna gets approval, ADIA makes money

22nd December, 2020

One of the big winners of Moderna's FDA approval to produce #COVID19 vaccines is no other than the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), who invested US$ 100m in their Series G, pre-IPO round in February 2018.