24th May, 2022
The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) shrugged off the impact of market volatility to post its ninth successive year of earnings, but has warned 2022 could be the most challenging year yet due to the impact of inflation, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and supply chain bottlenecks on all asset classes.
18th May, 2022
Geopolitical risks to energy markets is set to drive state-owned investors allocations to European renewables projects, helping to accelerate the impetus towards net zero.
10th May, 2022
India has tended to steal the show when it comes to state-owned investors, but a subsidiary of the Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) has turned its attention to neighbouring Pakistan in a US$750 million agreement to drive its economic development, with renewables at the heart of its strategy.
9th May, 2022
Canada’s second largest public pension fund, OMERS, is acquiring a major Australian portfolio of mobile towers from TPG in a deal worth A$950 million (US$660 million), marking its first foray into the Asia-Pacific digital infrastructure sector.
6th May, 2022
Ethiopia has deployed its nascent sovereign wealth fund Ethiopia Investment Holdings (EIH) to broker a deal with neighboring Djibouti to ensure the East African country’s energy security.
3rd May, 2022
Montreal’s mayor has left Québec province’s US$329 billion public pension fund in the lurch by shelving plans to develop a high-frequency light rail line in the provincial capital’s east end.
27th April, 2022
Investment in India’s infrastructure has an enduring attraction for sovereign wealth funds with around US$18 billion allocated to the development of the South Asian economy by state-owned investors from 2016 to date - and Saudi Arabia is set to boost that level even further with new plans that are set to involve green energy expansion.
26th April, 2022
Kazakhstan’s Samruk Kazyna sovereign wealth fund is hiring someone to help draft its new strategy and seeking to boost transparency and improve governance, just months after cutting half its staff to 124 personnel and closing offices in Beijing, Moscow and London and ahead of plans to divest portfolio companies.
6th April, 2022
The UAE’s sovereign wealth funds are playing a key role in the privatization of the federation’s infrastructure, with this week’s IPO of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) raising AED22.41 billion (US$6.1 billion) on the Dubai Financial Market.
4th April, 2022
SoftBank’s decision to bail on Indonesia’s plans to build a new capital city in East Kalimantan has prompted the country’s sovereign wealth fund to turn to peers in the Middle East for investment in the US$32.5 billion gigaproject.
24th March, 2022
Saudi Arabia is striding forward with its Vision 2030 program, with the Kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund the Public Investment Fund (PIF) setting the pace.
22nd March, 2022
In a push to advance its infrastructure investments in India, Canadian public pension fund CDPQ has appointed Saurabh Agarwal as its Managing Director overseeing its operations in the country.