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Sovereign Investors Help Bolster India's Green Energy Revolution

16th February, 2022

Sovereign wealth funds and public pension funds are playing a major role in India’s ambition to increase renewables to 50% of electricity generation by 2030.

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QIA reaches US$ 445 billion AuM, gets ready to take off

10th February, 2022

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has started 2022 in a very strong manner, and everything indicates that it may be getting ready to fly high once again. On the one hand, the strong returns of public and private equities during 2021 helped grow its balance sheet to an record high with an estimated US$ 445 bn. On the other, the organization recently completed a restructuring of its governance and structure, adapting it to the new normal and opportunities.

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GIC remains bullish on Indian equities

9th December, 2021

According to the latest filings in the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), GIC has been very active in the Indian markets, and its holdings have increased to US$ 14.8 billion in the quarter ending on September 30, 2021.

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Stock Wars: Sovereign Investors Favour India Over China... For Now

16th September, 2021

Indian public equities are firm favorites over Chinese A-Shares among sovereign investors, although there is a wide difference with the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) increasing its Chinese holdings and Singapore’s GIC’s firmly preferring India, according to the latest research by Global SWF.

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How Will China's Tech Crackdown Impact on Temasek?

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.

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OMERS Joins SOIs in Backing Indian Renewables, But is India Lagging?

2nd August, 2021

The infrastructure arm of Ontario’s public employees pension fund OMERS has taken a chunk of Indian renewables producer Azure Power, which is majority owned by Québec’s CDPQ. Yet, Global SWF research finds that state-owned investors are increasingly reticent about risks in the Indian renewables market, while at the same time they are being lured to developed markets where opportunities are opening up in energy transition.

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Chasing Indian Unicorns

30th July, 2021

Earlier this month, food delivery company Zomato went ahead with its planned IPO in the Bombay Stock Exchange, becoming India’s biggest offering of the year so far. The process was oversubscribed 10.7 times, and the company raised US$ 564 million from 186 anchor investors including ADIA, CPP, GIC and OMERS.

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State-Owned Investors Boost Indian E-commerce Leader Flipkart in Multi-Billion Funding Round

12th July, 2021

One of India’s leading e-commerce companies Flipkart has raised US$3.6 billion in a funding round that has attracted the support of an array of state-owned investors, demonstrating the enduring attraction of the country’s digital economy despite a sluggish recovery in household consumption.

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Sovereign Investor Excitement Builds Over Indian Retail and Office Real Estate

3rd June, 2021

India’s retail and office real estate is increasingly attractive to SOIs, just as interest has cooled in European real estate markets. And the punishing impact of the pandemic on the South Asian giant’s economy has not dented enthusiasm for the potentially strong long-term returns from this fast-growing country.

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Temasek Pours More Funds into India's Promising Private Credit Market

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.

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NIIF Steps Into VC in the Indian Digital Economy

19th May, 2021

Better known for buying chunky real assets in infrastructure and real estate, India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) is marking its first foray into start-ups with plans to acquire a US$150-200 million stake in children’s clothing e-commerce unicorn FirstCry.

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CPP Investments’ Indian Renewables Deal with SoftBank Falls Through

13th May, 2021

Challenges facing India's renewables sector were highlighted this week when differences over valuations and conditions scuppered the sale of part of SoftBank’s stake in an Indian solar power producer to Canada’s biggest public pension fund, CPP Investments.

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