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.
7th July, 2021
The pandemic has not deterred Canada’s CPP Investments from joining the multi-billion pound bidding war for British supermarket chain Morrisons, as retail revives and investors look to growth in both real estate values and online grocery sales.
5th July, 2021
Australian real estate is proving to be a big draw for state-owned investors with the latest transaction involving an Australian-Canadian partnership buying up Moorebank Logistics Park (MLP) in southwest Sydney for A$1.67 billion.
21st June, 2021
The pandemic appeared to pour cold water on the premium office and residential market as far as state-owned investors were concerned - but the situation could be shifting.
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.
3rd June, 2021
India’s retail and office real estate is increasingly attractive to SOIs, just as interest has cooled in European real estate markets. And the punishing impact of the pandemic on the South Asian giant’s economy has not dented enthusiasm for the potentially strong long-term returns from this fast-growing country.
28th May, 2021
Korea’s leading state-owned investors, the National Pension Service (NPS) and the Korea Investment Corporation (KIC), have forged their first ever co-investment, piling a total of US$600 milllion into a US$2 billion North America logistics real estate fund managed by GLP Capital Partners.
7th May, 2021
Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) has entered into a GBP1 billion (US$1.4 billion) joint venture with Bridge Industrial to acquire and develop logistics properties in the UK, following a trend of Canadian public pension funds investing in the sector.
23rd April, 2021
Asian logistics real estate has piqued the interest of many state-owned investors seeking opportunities for growth in pandemic-boosted e-commerce trends - and CPP Investments is a leader in allocating billions of dollars of capital into warehousing and distribution hubs across the region.
14th April, 2021
Mubadala has made its first entry into the Australian logistics real estate market with a joint venture with Logos and KKR.
8th April, 2021
Real assets were in the sights of public pension funds this week with a clear preference for developing partnerships and backing co-investment platforms.
23rd March, 2021
Controversy surrounds the strategic decision by South Korea’s US$751 the National Pension Service (NPS) to rapidly exiting domestic public equities for foreign investment - and the impact this is having on retail investors.