11th May, 2023
Sovereign wealth funds of Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi - the Public Investment Fund (PIF) and Mubadala – continue to be major losers of Masayoshi Son’s Vision Fund gambles on tech venture capital.
6th April, 2023
Savvy Games, a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), continues its focus on the gaming industry with a US$4.9 billion takeover of Scopely, which owns several popular franchises.
20th February, 2023
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) is continuing its aggressive push into the gaming industry, becoming the biggest foreign shareholder in Japan’s Nintendo and buying a stake in Chinese e-sports company VSPO.
5th January, 2023
India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) has teamed up with Digital Edge and AGP to create an India portfolio of hyperscale data centers – starting with a US$2 billion investment in one of the country’s biggest facilities, a greenfield 300MW hyperscale facility in Navi Mumbai.
23rd November, 2022
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has teamed up with Singapore’s SC Capital to establish a data center platform, which is set to reach US$2 billion in equity.
23rd September, 2022
Over the past four years, sovereign investors have stumped up nearly US$2 billion in Indonesian startups, the majority funded by Singapore’s GIC and Temasek.
31st August, 2022
Climate change and population growth, along with the conflict in Europe’s breadbasket Ukraine and soaring energy prices, are creating the ideal storm in which famines become more likely.
18th August, 2022
Since the passing of Abu Dhabi and UAE leader Sheikh Khalifa in May, two of the Emirate’s sovereign wealth funds – Mubadala and ADQ – have shown increasing signs of co-operation with this week seeing the Mubadala-backed artificial intelligence firm G42 forming a partnership with ADQ’s venture capital arm the Abu Dhabi Growth Fund to create a US$10 billion fund with a focus on tech investments in emerging markets.
9th June, 2022
Gaming is a core focus of the Public Investment Fund (PIF) and Embracer Group appears to have hit the right buttons the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund, which invested US$1.05 billion to acquire a 8.1% stake in the Swedish gaming business.
13th May, 2022
Sovereign wealth funds of Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi are among the main losers of Masayoshi Son’s Vision Fund gambles on tech venture capital.
5th May, 2022
Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter has won the support of the US$445 billion Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), which has contributed US$375 million to his buyout.
19th April, 2022
One of Canada’s biggest public pension funds is following a trend seen throughout the sovereign investor universe towards creating venture capital platforms in the bid to boost long-term returns.