20th December, 2021
Next Saturday, January 1, 2022, we will be releasing the industry’s most timely, rigorous, and insightful account of the activity and trends of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Public Pension Funds during 2021. The report is titled “State-Owned Investors 3.0” and includes comments from SOIs in every major section:
20th July, 2021
The Rwandan government has appointed seven new board members from the global asset management industry to the Agaciro Development Fund as it seeks to take the sovereign wealth fund to the next level.
3rd July, 2021
The world’s oldest sovereign wealth fund Kuwait Investment Authority’s total assets have ballooned to US$670 billion marking a gain of 33%, according to Bloomberg’s sources.
2nd July, 2021
We are pleased to present the results of the 2021 edition of our GSR Scoreboard, which has become a critical tool of analysis of Sovereign Investors’ Governance, Sustainability and Resilience efforts.
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.
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.
27th May, 2021
Temasek has followed a clutch of state-owned investors in pouring more funds into private lending operations, seeking opportunities for growth despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
25th March, 2021
QIA’s purchase of EUR380 million (US$448 million) of new public equity issued by Siemens Healthineers is the latest and largest single private market transaction by the Qatari fund in the healthcare sector,.
17th March, 2021
Mexico felt the economic blow of draconian containment measures to tame soaring death rates – and a corresponding hit to public finances. Faced with a choice of borrowing, raising taxes or tapping into stabilization funds, Mexico opted for digging into its rainy-day fund.
11th March, 2021
Outstanding payments to solar power generation companies (gencos) by cash-strapped distribution companies (discoms) in India is set to erode the foreign investor confidence in the sector – and will potentially hit the earnings of foreign state-owned investors.
4th March, 2021
Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah suffered a financial blow from the pandemic in 2020, according to its latest financial report, but ongoing restructuring has ensured it remains profitable and debt is being steadily cut even as dividends to the government grow.