18th January, 2022
Dutch public pension fund manager APG’s US$750 million investment in ILX Management’s private credit fund, which is oriented towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), demonstrates the weight state-owned investors are giving to private debt in emerging markets – as well as integrating debt exposures with ESG principles.
14th January, 2022
The former chief executive of the US$83 billion Alaska Permanent Fund, Angela Rodell, has delivered a strident criticism of board members who shocked the sovereign investor world by sacking her last month.
13th January, 2022
Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC will be boosted by around S$185 billion (US$137 billion) following the passing of a law that will lead to a reduction in foreign reserves held by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
7th January, 2022
Norges Bank’s external managers are out-classing internal managers in active equities strategies, claims a group of experts commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance.
29th December, 2021
The US’s biggest public pension fund, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), reported that its market value edged past half a trillion dollars for the first time.
7th December, 2021
Canada’s biggest public pension fund, CPP Investments, this week appointed heads of the two most important regions outside of North America, Europe and Asia, to advance its objective of US$1 trillion of assets under management within a decade.
20th November, 2021
BlackRock is set to rival the size of the entire sovereign wealth industry with assets under management topping US$10 trillion, supported by a bull market run.
18th November, 2021
On Monday this week, the Board of Administration of CalPERS – the world’s largest state-level pension fund – confirmed the new investment strategy for the next four and a half years. And the new target asset allocation represents a substantial change from the current mix.
12th November, 2021
CPP Investments has notched up its best long-term return in its 22-year history, following a 3.8% return in Q2 of its current financial year.
21st October, 2021
With public markets peaking, Norway’s US$1.4 trillion Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) returned a meagre 0.1% in Q321 – an increase of NOK31 billion (US$3.7 billion) over the previous quarter – but was still able to beat its benchmark index by 0.25 percentage points.
19th October, 2021
Korea’s National Pension Service’s (NPS) venture capital portfolio is set to break through the KRW1 trillion (US$840 million) million mark for the first time by end-2021 and up 10% over 2020.
7th October, 2021
Gulf sovereign wealth funds are preparing to pour billions more capital into private markets with new hires and restructuring.