11th April, 2022
The market debut of Indonesia’s largest tech company GoTo is an undoubted success, particularly for its backers who include the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) as well as Singapore’s state-owned investors.
8th February, 2022
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has added Capcom and Nexon to its portfolio of chunky stakes in gaming stocks, making the sector one of its biggest targets in its public equity strategy and adding to its rapidly growing exposure to the gaming and eSports market.
29th January, 2022
Data centers are the infrastructure of the tech revolution and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC is boosting the digital superhighways of Asia with more capital.
11th January, 2022
The US$39 billion Turkiye Varlik Fonu (Turkey Wealth Fund, TVF) is set to launch a US$250 million technology fund, to bolster Turkey’s evolving tech sector.
10th November, 2021
A US$14 billion deal to buy out cybersecurity firm McAfee has found the backing of Canadian public pension fund CPP, Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA).
15th October, 2021
Singaporean state-owned investor Temasek is planning to pour S$1 billion (US$740 million) per year into deep-tech innovation in Singapore, in addition to the government’s S$25 billion (US$18.5 billion) Enterprise 2025 plan for tech development, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced today.
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.
3rd September, 2021
Korea Investment Corporation’s (KIC) new chief executive Seoungho Jin has shaken up his top team as he looks to ramp up investment in private markets by 2027.
1st September, 2021
Temasek is establishing a suite of its own in-house startups that are bolstering Singapore’s tech ecosystem and point to a new strategy that will be keenly studied by other state-owned investors (SOIs).
16th August, 2021
The US public equities strategies of Public Investment Fund (PIF) and Temasek diverged in Q221, with the Saudi fund making only one change in its stockholdings while the Singaporean state-owned investor ramped up exposures to financial services and retail & consumer sectors.
5th August, 2021
Infrastructure is dominant in the Brazilian portfolios of state-owned investors (SOIs), but there are tentative signs that they are seeking to diversify portfolios that are heavily oriented towards the Latin American country’s oil and gas industry.
3rd August, 2021
China’s crackdown on consumer technology companies is having a chilling effect on the country’s attractiveness to venture capital, but although Temasek appears to have the most to lose it is continuing to plough millions into Chinese startups.