10th February, 2021
Dutch public pension fund manager and Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate arm of Canada’s CDPQ, have backed Australia’s biggest ever build-to-rent real estate fund.
9th February, 2021
Saudi Arabia’s US$400 billion Public Investment Fund became the latest sovereign investor to enter the growing market for direct lending by becoming an anchor investor in a shariah credit fund. It could signal the beginning of a strong thrust into private credit in an effort to stimulate broader lending availability in Saudi Arabia and beyond.
8th February, 2021
Self-driving car startups are turning to state-owned investors for capital as they drive past unicorn as the pandemic accelerates the adoption of autonomous transportation technologies. Altogether, state-owned investors have deployed more than US$3.5 billion of capital into autonomous transportation solutions, from robotaxis to food delivery.
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.
4th February, 2021
State-owned investors in Australian regional electricity transmission company Transgrid and could suffer a financial short-circuit after the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) issued a draft ruling against its bid to secure a faster recovery of revenue for large capital investments.
3rd February, 2021
The Kuwaiti government has sold its last performing assets to the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) in a bid to bridge its yawning budget deficit as it struggles to pay its bills, but the ongoing fiscal problems and political resistance from parliament pose a challenge to the KIA's future.
2nd February, 2021
Investment in Indian highways could accelerate in 2021 following a year of stalling activity among state-owned investors, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
29th January, 2021
GIC has bought a 20% of Utilities company Duke Energy Indiana for over $2 billion
28th January, 2021
NBIM returns an 11% and grows a 12% despite withdrawals - new AuM at US$ 1.3 trillion
27th January, 2021
Future Fund published today its year-end performance, confirming the great disconnect between financial markets and economic reality