25th May, 2021
Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC is buying a 30% stake in Starbucks Korea for KRW800 billion (US$713 million) from Starbucks Corp, reports EconoTimes.
24th May, 2021
Many state-owned investors have quickly adapted to crisis with bumper returns. Canada’s biggest public pension fund CPP Investments has ended its fiscal year with a net return of 20.4%, its highest ever. CPP Investments’ net assets were boosted by C$87.6 billion to C$497.2 billion.
21st May, 2021
An agreement for a US$3.75 billion infrastructure platform marks the first investment vehicle for the Indonesia Investment Authority (INA), backed by Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and APG Financial. The consortium will invest in toll roads with assessments of opportunities over the next six months.
20th May, 2021
Foreign policy concerns are influencing state-owned investors’ approach to investing in Israel, with Arab rapprochement with this advanced economy contrasting with growing European caution about human rights.
19th May, 2021
Better known for buying chunky real assets in infrastructure and real estate, India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) is marking its first foray into start-ups with plans to acquire a US$150-200 million stake in children’s clothing e-commerce unicorn FirstCry.
18th May, 2021
The US public equities strategies of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) and Singapore's Temasek witnessed some convergence in Q121 with greater exposure to tech-related sectors and away from energy stocks.
17th May, 2021
OMERS has made its third major exit so far this year with the sale of its stake, alongside Canadian peer AIMCo, in the UK-headquartered Environmental Resources Management, the world’s largest pure-play sustainability consultancy, netting the fund managers a combined profit of nearly US$700 million.
14th May, 2021
QIA has joined what promises to be a gold rush in US renewables generation, buying a minority stake in US sustainable energy company Avangrid for US$740 million.
13th May, 2021
Challenges facing India's renewables sector were highlighted this week when differences over valuations and conditions scuppered the sale of part of SoftBank’s stake in an Indian solar power producer to Canada’s biggest public pension fund, CPP Investments.
11th May, 2021
Defying the impact of the pandemic, the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority’s (NSIA) income soared 343% to NGN160 billion in 2020.