23rd March, 2023
Norway’s US$1.3 trillion Government Pension Fund Global – overseen by Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) – has made a third weighty investment in European renewable energy with the acquisition of a 16.6% in He Dreiht, a 960MW offshore wind project in the German North Sea, for EUR430 million (US$468 million).
13th March, 2023
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has firmed up its new airline plan, outlined last September as “RIA”, with an official launch of Riyadh Airlines and an aircraft order valued at US$35 billion.
3rd March, 2023
Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC is aggressively pursuing its green energy agenda with more than US$1.4 billion fresh investments this week, targeting all geographies as it buys equity in existing producers as they advance their ambitions in wind and solar.
2nd March, 2023
Canadian public pension fund PSP is aiming for the skies with a US$3 billion deal alongside EQT Active Core Infrastructure to buy out the NASDAQ-listed Radius Global Infrastructure.
27th February, 2023
The UAE sovereign-backed green energy group Masdar and Indonesia’s sovereign wealth fund the Indonesia Investment Authority (INA) were leading participants in the IPO of Pertamina Geothermal Energy (PGE), one of the world's biggest geothermal energy producers.
22nd February, 2023
The Oman Investment Authority (OIA) is increasingly central to the Gulf state’s economic development as the government seeks to improve the business climate and bolster infrastructure.
21st February, 2023
Britain’s seaports continue to draw the interest of state-owned investors and Associated British Ports (ABP) could see Canadians pass ownership to Arabs if Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) launches a bid for a 33.9% stake.
10th February, 2023
The US$157 billion British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) has chosen London as its first base of operations outside North America in a bid to ramp up its infrastructure acquisitions in the UK and the EU.
7th February, 2023
One of Canada’s biggest public pension funds, Québec’s CDPQ, has added a 50% stake in a Montréal road and bridge concession to its growing portfolio of domestic, province-oriented real assets, affirming its leading role in the country’s infrastructure space.
16th January, 2023
Egypt has accelerated inward investment into its economy through the deployment of its young and growing sovereign wealth fund as a go-to partner for foreign investors seeking to penetrate North Africa’s biggest economy.
1st January, 2023
For its impact in the development of Québec, for its leadership among sovereign investors and public investors worldwide, for its significant investment activity during 2022, and, more broadly, for its contribution to the advancement of the industry, Global SWF believes that Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) is a worthy recipient of the 2022 Fund of the Year award. We were delighted to present the award to Charles Emond, its Chief Executive Officer, and to speak with him about the fund’s recent evolution and ambitions.
28th December, 2022
A 50% stake in French water utility company Saur is set to be acquired by a consortium formed of Dutch public pension fund PGGM and DIF Capital Partners.