12th February, 2022
AustralianSuper, Australia’s largest pension scheme, is planning U$D31 billion of investments in the UK and Europe over the next five years as it looks to double the value of its UK assets.
17th January, 2022
Campaigners against dangerous cladding on high-rise residential buildings have appealed to Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), manager of Norway’s US$1.4 trillion sovereign wealth fund, to withdraw GBP5.7 billion (US$7.8 billion) of investments in firms implicated in the manufacture and supply of allegedly hazardous building materials.
29th November, 2021
The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is looking to deepen its exposure to British infrastructure and is touted as one of the potential buyers for US$7 billion worth of British electricity and natural gas transmission networks.
17th September, 2021
Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund is scaling up its plans under the UAE-UK Sovereign Investment Partnership (UAE-UK SIP) with the GBP5 billion (US$7 billion) investment framework agreed in March boosted to GBP10 billion (US$14 billion) over the next five years under a deal signed this week in Downing Street.
28th July, 2021
The auctioning of London-based luxury store chain Selfridges appears to be re-engaging Arab SWFs with the British capital’s premium real estate market.
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.
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.
29th April, 2021
The British government’s bid to “build back better” from the economic crisis sparked by the pandemic has prompted it to adopt ambitious targets for carbon reduction that will entice SOIs to participate in an expected surge of renewables projects.
24th March, 2021
Britain’s life sciences and renewables sectors gained the backing of Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala, which is looking to invest up to GBP5 billion in direct investments in private markets through to 2026.
24th February, 2021
The City of London Corporation’s approval of a 38-storey development at 2 Finsbury Avenue, planned by Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and British Land, suggests SOI interest in the London real estate market could be reviving.