Nigeria’s SWF Powers Renewable Energy Boost

20th November, 2023

The Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) is boosting the country’s electrification through renewable energy with the establishment of a US$500 million Renewables Investment Platform for Limitless Energy (RIPLE).

The Winds of Change at CPP as it Makes German Renewables Divestment

3rd November, 2023

Canadian pension giant CPP Investments has exited two German wind farms with a C$374 million (US$273 million) profit - but it remains committed to renewables as part of its strategy to achieve C$130 billion of transition and green assets by 2030.

GIC’s Green Hydrogen Strategy Looks to India

30th October, 2023

Singapore’s GIC is backing a major green ammonia plant in India, being established by the founders of Greenko Group, in which it has a 60% stake.

India's NIIF Signs Up Japan For US$600mn Fund, Plans to Ramp Up Co-Investments

4th October, 2023

While India’s billionaire business moguls have attracted billions in capital, India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) has proceeded at a slower pace of investment – but the situation looks set to change as the fund develops new partnerships and strategies.

Singapore's GIC Ignites Interest in Hydrogen as a Clean Energy Solution

27th September, 2023

Singapore’s GIC is pumping more capital into technologies and industries dedicated to the transition to net zero with a further US$115 million investment in Hong Kong-based green hydrogen projects developer InterContinental Energy (ICE) that follows the sovereign fund's involvement in a EUR1.5 billion private placement in H2 Green Steel earlier this month.

China Seeks to Take Stake in Indonesia's Growth Story Through Sovereign Wealth Deal

14th September, 2023

Indonesia’s sovereign wealth fund has won the backing of a Chinese state financial institution to boost Sino-Indonesian co-operation on infrastructure, energy and communications.

Northvolt is Lightning Rod for Battery Investment by Public Pension Funds

20th June, 2023

The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO) announced today that it is piling US$400 million into Sweden-based Northvolt, joining a raft of other public pension funds including provincial stablemate OMERS that have invested in the battery manufacturing giant.

Multi-Billion Dollar Climate Funds Pick Up the Pace Thanks to Sovereign Capital

8th June, 2023

A slew of public pension fund giants have swung their weight behind Just Climate’s Climate Assets Fund I (CAF1), which has exceeded its US$1 billion target by 50% and marks the latest of several sovereign-backed billion-plus funds.

Nigeria’s New SWF Leadership Targets Green Energy and Healthcare

15th May, 2023

Nigeria’s sovereign fund is set to fuel the country’s infrastructure growth with up to US$1 billion in a three-year program of investment in solar energy and healthcare.

Canadians Funnel More Capital Into Indian Investment Trusts

26th April, 2023

Canadian public pension funds are planning to funnel US$1 billion of fresh capital into infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) focusing on renewables and roads.

State Investors Cash In Stockholdings for Infrastructure

29th March, 2023

March saw some mega deals and mega sales by sovereign wealth and public pension funds, with significant changes in public market positions as they seek protection from market volatility and high inflation.

Singaporean State Investors Boost Australian Decarbonization

27th March, 2023

Singapore’s GIC and Temasek have taken the unusual step of combining forces to back the take-over of Australia’s largest integrated power generator and energy retailer, with a view to supporting the country’s net zero goals.

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