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Fund of the Month (Dec'21): Agaciro DF

1st December, 2021

Rwanda’s economy has been growing steadily for the past 20 years. In December 2011, the National Dialogue Council proposed the creation of a Sovereign Wealth Fund, which would be funded by contributions of civil servants and the Rwandan diaspora. We had the pleasure of catching up with Mr. Gilbert Nyatanyi, who has been CEO of Agaciro since September 2020 and wants to take his country’s SWF to the next level.

UAE Federal SWF plans to grow well past US$ 150 billion by 2030

30th November, 2021

It is easy to forget that the UAE has a federal fund, given the high profile of their SWFs at emirate level. Luckily, its Board of Directors, led by Sheikh Mansour, reminded us of its importance last night. In his speech, the Deputy Minister of the UAE announced a new strategy “Fifty Principles” that aligns with the country’s development over the next fifty years.

Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan strengthen collaboration and alignment

22nd October, 2021

The Republics of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan have much more in common than the Caspian Sea and the independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Both nations have a history of an active State Investment landscape, with various vehicles looking after different missions.

Lines Between Abu Dhabi’s SWFs Blur as ADQ Continues Diversification

15th September, 2021

Abu Dhabi Inc comprises three SWFs with combined AUM of nearly US$1.2 trillion, but their distinct missions and strategic asset allocation are increasingly blurred as they diversify and expand their private equity footprint.

Nigeria's NSIA Surges to US$3.5bn, Looks to Infra Partnerships and VC for Growth

2nd September, 2021

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority reported growth of 250% in just six years to US$3.5 billion in its latest annual report and is set to press further with infrastructure development and investment in innovation under a new board announced by President Muhammadu Buhari this week.

Temasek Becomes Singapore Super-Incubator with a Suite of In-House Startups

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).

Gulf Funds Drawn Into Soft Power Battle Over Kazakhstan

25th August, 2021

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has indicated it is seeking to pump investment into Central Asia’s biggest economy Kazakhstan just months after Emirati fund Mubadala forged deals in the country’s renewable energy sector. Gulf funds are not simply looking for business ventures that generate yield to fulfil their mandate, but also to support economic diplomacy and "soft power" of their governments.

Mubadala’s Path to Growth: Debt, IPOs and Fund Raising

18th August, 2021

One of Abu Dhabi's state-owned investors, the US$243 billion Mubadala Investment Company, is working to attract third-party capital from institutional investors as part of its ambitious bid to double its AUM by the end of the decade.

Fund of the Month (Aug'21): NSIA

1st August, 2021

Last June was the 10th anniversary of the Establishment Act of the Nigeria’s NSIA, a multi-billion, multi-mission fund that has rapidly emerged as a role model for SWFs and Governments across the continent. In our 2021 GSR Scoreboard, the fund scored 100% in Governance and Resilience. We had the immense privilege to talk with Mr. Uche Orji, NSIA‘s CEO since 2012, about the fund’s success factors and future plans.

Mubadala Issues New Debt and Stages IPO of Legacy Asset Amid Investment Drive

9th July, 2021

Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala has resorted to debt and equity markets to generate cash for new acquisitions as it surges ahead with an investment drive at breakneck speed.

Pandemic Boosted SWF Domestic Investment

23rd June, 2021

Sovereign wealth funds ramped up investment in their local economies in response to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, Global SWF research has found.

Indonesia's INA Set to Back Digital Infra and Tech Unicorns

11th June, 2021

In an unexpected move beyond core infrastructure, the Indonesia Investment Authority (INA) is set to strike a deal in digital infrastructure with plans for investment in tech unicorns.

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