6th June, 2023
The ongoing public unease over sewage pollution in Britain’s rivers is fuelling calls for renationalization of the country’s water utilities, challenging the interests of Asian sovereign wealth funds and Canadian public pension funds.
15th May, 2023
Nigeria’s sovereign fund is set to fuel the country’s infrastructure growth with up to US$1 billion in a three-year program of investment in solar energy and healthcare.
9th May, 2023
India’s state-owned strategic fund the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) is planning to launch a second fund of funds this year to inject US$1 billion in liquidity into funds operated by local asset managers, according to The Mint – the fund has made no official announcement.
4th May, 2023
Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC has joined Canadian, Dutch and Abu Dhabi peers in Europe’s expansion of electric railways, a growth area that is backed by a modal shift to rail as a key enabler of the decarbonisation of supply chains.
26th April, 2023
Canadian public pension funds are planning to funnel US$1 billion of fresh capital into infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) focusing on renewables and roads.
19th April, 2023
A leading Indian infrastructure investment trust, Cube Highways Trust, has won the backing of Canadian public pension fund British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) and Abu Dhabi’s sovereign investor Mubadala as anchor investors in its INR52.2 billion (US$630 million) listing.
29th March, 2023
March saw some mega deals and mega sales by sovereign wealth and public pension funds, with significant changes in public market positions as they seek protection from market volatility and high inflation.
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.