19th August, 2021
The Canadian public pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) reported a mid-year return of 5.6% for end-June, outperforming its benchmark return of 4.4% due to robust performance in real assets and bringing net assets to C$390 billion (US$304 billion).
10th August, 2021
Australian infrastructure is proving to be a big draw for state-owned investors (SOIs) with foreign sovereign funds set to eclipse domestic SOIs as assets are auctioned off. Canadian public pension funds (PPFs) are leading the charge in the electricity utility space, having also boosted their exposure to the country’s real estate sector.
5th August, 2021
Infrastructure is dominant in the Brazilian portfolios of state-owned investors (SOIs), but there are tentative signs that they are seeking to diversify portfolios that are heavily oriented towards the Latin American country’s oil and gas industry.
8th July, 2021
Southeast Asia’s digital infrastructure development has received backing from Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund ADIA with a US$500 million investment in EdgePoint Infrastructure.
24th June, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted a massive shift in capital towards healthcare, with this week seeing Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC invest US$180 million in the healthcare business of Malaysia’s Sunway.
23rd June, 2021
Sovereign wealth funds ramped up investment in their local economies in response to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Global SWF research has found.
16th June, 2021
State-owned investors overhauled their approach to investment in the UK due to Brexit and the impact of Covid-19, Global SWF CEO Diego López told the UK’s House of Commons Select Committee on International Trade today.
14th June, 2021
As the infrastructure of the digital economy, data centers are proving to be high targets for state-owned investors (SOIs). GIC’s announcement that it is extending its joint venture with Equinix has taken its exposure to the sector to another level, with an additional $3.9 billion pledged for the expansion of its xScale data center portfolio.
11th June, 2021
In an unexpected move beyond core infrastructure, the Indonesia Investment Authority (INA) is set to strike a deal in digital infrastructure with plans for investment in tech unicorns.
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.
5th May, 2021
Data centers and cloud computing are the infrastructure of the tech revolution. Like conventional transportation infrastructure, the segment provides long-term income generation, yet exposure to tech ensures long-term growth in scale.
27th April, 2021
State-Owned Investors are being challenged over their role in buying up assets sold off by Brazil’s Bolsonaro administration amid mounting social and governance concerns and political polarization.