16th March, 2023
The sovereign investor universe is being pummelled by the turmoil in the trade of banking stocks on global markets, revealing yet again doubts over strategy that had previously been highlighted in crypto-related investments.
15th March, 2023
Saudi Arabia’s private markets are set to receive a boost from the Kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund, with plans designed to increase the role of the domestic private sector from 40% to 65% of GDP by 2030.
23rd February, 2023
The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is set for a big cash injection from the Gulf state’s natural gas bonanza, just as the fund is pushing ahead with an investment strategy that increasingly focuses on venture capital.
31st January, 2023
The ripple effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine caused the biggest loss since the 2008 financial crisis for Norway’s US$1.3 trillion sovereign wealth fund – and put boosters on its case for portfolio diversification into private markets.
19th January, 2023
Political change is coming to New Zealand, which could impact on the nation’s future generations fund, NZ Super Fund, as politicians on either side of the House of Representatives set out very different visions for its long-term funding and withdrawals.
20th December, 2022
The Oman Investment Authority (OIA) is planning US$5 billion of investments in 2023 alone, funded in part from divestment of eight assets, according to reports in the state media.
25th November, 2022
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund saw US$6.6 billion wiped off the value of its US public equity portfolio in Q3, around three quarters of which was caused by the 18.6% decline in the value of its stake in Lucid which was worth US$14.2 billion at end-September.
21st November, 2022
With the Oman Investment Authority’s (OIA) portfolio reaching US$41.5 billion and representing roughly 40% of the Sultanate’s economy, the sovereign wealth fund has entered a new phase of growth targeting strategic economic diversification at home and yield-generating investment abroad.
16th November, 2022
In its first investment in the US, Abu Dhabi’s ADQ has taken a major stake in private equity firm Vistria Capital, following a growing trend among sovereign wealth funds buying equity in General Partnerships.
15th November, 2022
BlackRock continues to forge relationships with the sovereign investor universe with this week witnessing an agreement with Saudi Arabia’s US$620 billion Public Investment Fund (PIF) to pursue joint investment opportunities in the Kingdom’s infrastructure sector.
4th November, 2022
The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is undeterred by the plummeting value of its stockholding in Credit Suisse Group and is preparing to invest in a share sale alongside the Saudi National Bank, according to the Financial Times.
28th October, 2022
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, Public Investment Fund, is set to launch a five new investment companies, modelled on the Saudi Egyptian Investment Company (SEIC, in the MENA region that will oversee SAR90 billion (US$24 billion) of investment.