29th April, 2021
The British government’s bid to “build back better” from the economic crisis sparked by the pandemic has prompted it to adopt ambitious targets for carbon reduction that will entice SOIs to participate in an expected surge of renewables projects.
28th April, 2021
The sale of a 1% stake in Saudi oil giant Aramco could see the Kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund PIF take a slice of the proceeds to fund domestic mega projects.
27th April, 2021
State-Owned Investors are being challenged over their role in buying up assets sold off by Brazil’s Bolsonaro administration amid mounting social and governance concerns and political polarization.
26th April, 2021
The Abraham Accords Peace Agreement, brokered by President Trump in September 2020, is opening new avenues for Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala to invest in Israel.
23rd April, 2021
Asian logistics real estate has piqued the interest of many state-owned investors seeking opportunities for growth in pandemic-boosted e-commerce trends - and CPP Investments is a leader in allocating billions of dollars of capital into warehousing and distribution hubs across the region.
22nd April, 2021
The White House’s pledge, on Earth Day, to slash carbon emissions by at least 50% is an ambition that will attract a slew of capital from the world’s State-Owned Investors, stimulating global investment in low-carbon energy generation. Global SWF looks at the latest developments in SOI policy and investment.
21st April, 2021
Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) reported a 4.0% quarterly return for its GPFG fund in Q121, a performance that was 24 basis points above its benchmark return. Despite the robust return, NBIM faces the challenge of building the capacity to rebalance a portfolio that is weighted heavily towards equities.
20th April, 2021
Temasek is looking to play a central role in the development of hydrogen as the world’s next big "clean" energy source.
19th April, 2021
Mubadala is set to sell down in “legacy commodity sectors” and deploy capital into disruptive industries in technology and healthcare, group chief executive Khaldoon Al Mubarak said at the weekend.
16th April, 2021
Bangladesh is following a growing trend of quasi-SWF infra funds with the launch this week of the Bangladesh Infrastructure Development Fund (BIDF), using a foreign exchange windfall. Yet, the BIDF carries the risk of potentially risky FX reserve depletion and the build-up of a bad loan portfolio that could ultimately undermine its purpose.