14th September, 2022
Canadian public pension funds CPP Investments and Ontario’s OMERS have cashed in their investment in Skyway Concession Company (SCC) at twice the value they invested, supporting the idea that infrastructure is a hedge against volatility in more liquid assets, such as public equities.
30th August, 2022
Emirati and Canadian funds are following a similar pattern in Europe, pledging big capital injections in infrastructure following top-level bilateral diplomacy.
19th August, 2022
DP World’s 60.4% surge in revenue to US$7.93 billion in H1 2022, providing US$721 million (up 51.8% y-o-y) of profit to owner Dubai World, the Dubai government’s global investment vehicle.
10th August, 2022
Saudi Arabia’s rapidly growing Public Investment Fund (PIF) could become the biggest shareholder in the UK’s busiest airport if it goes ahead with the acquisition of Ferrovial’s 25% stake.
26th July, 2022
Canada’s biggest public pension fund, CPP Investments, continues to maintain its position as a leading global investor in renewable energy with this week seeing it stump up a further US$225 million in Octopus Energy Group.
20th July, 2022
India’s quasi sovereign wealth fund, the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), has announced the acquisition of an equity stake in the Navayuga Quazigund Expressway Private Limited (NQEPL) through its Master Fund at an enterprise value of around US$380 million.
22nd June, 2022
The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is set to gain a massive capital injection from soaring energy prices and output growth and it is setting out its plans for investment in blockchain, small modular reactors and a significant minority stake in Turkey’s Eurasia Tunnel.
21st June, 2022
The Red Sea is one of the world’s most strategically important trade routes and sovereign investors are bolstering infrastructure to capitalize on opportunities provided by the constant stream of cargo flowing between continents.
20th June, 2022
Today, nine SWFs from Africa came together in Rabat, Morocco, to sign a new partnership agreement, creating the “African Sovereign Investors Forum (ASIF)”. All of them except for Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (GIIF) were already members of IFSWF, and four of them are also part of One Planet SWF Group.
15th June, 2022
Two of Canada’s biggest public pension funds have ramped up their investments in the Indian road network, contributing a total of US$816 million to a US$1.2 billion deal to acquire assets from Brookfield.
7th June, 2022
Canada’s CDPQ pension fund has deepened its relationship with Dubai World – a state holding company – by buying up a 22% stake in a range of infrastructure assets in the Emirate.
25th May, 2022
India is set for another injection of sovereign capital in its fast-growing renewable energy sector with new pledges of investment by Canadian, Middle Eastern and Singaporean funds.