2nd February, 2023
In an era of climate change, pressures on water resources and a burgeoning global population reaching 10 billion, indoor vertical farming is emerging to overcome the challenges and address growing food demand.
1st February, 2023
In the context of a highly divided and disrupted Europe, Kosovo continues to fight for its recognition as an independent country. With a GDP of c. US$ 10 billion and an active public sector, the Government has set up a working group for the establishment of a sovereign fund before 2025. We talked with Emanuel Bajra about the working group and rationale for a SWF.
31st January, 2023
The ripple effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine caused the biggest loss since the 2008 financial crisis for Norway’s US$1.3 trillion sovereign wealth fund – and put boosters on its case for portfolio diversification into private markets.
30th January, 2023
Rumors that Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) is set to take electric vehicle maker Lucid private by buying a 34.5% stake from public markets have fuelled a massive rise in its stock price, following months of steep decline.
27th January, 2023
The UK’s low-key sovereign investor, the British Business Bank’s Future Fund, has been quietly ramping up its investments since its launch in May 2020 with a total of GBP1.14 billion (US$1.41 billion) disbursed by end-2022.
26th January, 2023
The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) has announced it is one of the backers of Netherlands-based Waterland’s new EUR4 billion of pan European funds with its new ninth fund - Waterland Private Equity Fund IX - set to increase its investments in Irish businesses over the next two to three years.
25th January, 2023
A US$2.45 billion follow-on public offering floated by Indian billionaire Gautam Adani’s flagship Adani Enterprises is receiving the backing of Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth funds Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and Mubadala as well as the privately owned International Holding Co. (IHC), linked to the ruling family.
24th January, 2023
The Philippines’ new Maharlika Investment Fund faces a legal challenge from the country’s political opposition for “sequestering” dividends from state companies.
23rd January, 2023
Iran’s sovereign wealth fund is help strengthen the country’s political and economic bonds with Venezuela with the US$139 billion National Development Fund of Iran (NDFI) in an usual act of soft power diplomacy.
20th January, 2023
Singapore’s state-owned investor Temasek is seeking to increase its penetration of India’s healthcare sector by snapping up a 33% stake in India’s biggest hospital chain Manipal Health, giving it a 51% controlling stake.
19th January, 2023
Political change is coming to New Zealand, which could impact on the nation’s future generations fund, NZ Super Fund, as politicians on either side of the House of Representatives set out very different visions for its long-term funding and withdrawals.
18th January, 2023
Ethiopia Investment Holding (EIH) has been in existence for less than a year, but is already taking great strides in co-investments to develop the domestic economy.