18th January, 2022
Dutch public pension fund manager APG’s US$750 million investment in ILX Management’s private credit fund, which is oriented towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), demonstrates the weight state-owned investors are giving to private debt in emerging markets – as well as integrating debt exposures with ESG principles.
17th January, 2022
Campaigners against dangerous cladding on high-rise residential buildings have appealed to Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), manager of Norway’s US$1.4 trillion sovereign wealth fund, to withdraw GBP5.7 billion (US$7.8 billion) of investments in firms implicated in the manufacture and supply of allegedly hazardous building materials.
14th January, 2022
The former chief executive of the US$83 billion Alaska Permanent Fund, Angela Rodell, has delivered a strident criticism of board members who shocked the sovereign investor world by sacking her last month.
13th January, 2022
Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC will be boosted by around S$185 billion (US$137 billion) following the passing of a law that will lead to a reduction in foreign reserves held by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
12th January, 2022
The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) has set itself a big task: making it 100% compliant with environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards.
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.
7th January, 2022
Norges Bank’s external managers are out-classing internal managers in active equities strategies, claims a group of experts commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance.
7th January, 2022
One of the biggest divestments by sovereign investors is set to create a world-leader in global mobility.
5th January, 2022
Abu Dhabi’s US$110 billion infrastructure-oriented state-owned investor, ADQ, is launching a healthcare platform – Pure Health – that is set to become the UAE’s biggest healthcare provider.
4th January, 2022
Korea’s US$776 billion public pension fund, the National Pension Service (NPS), is falling behind private sector institutional investors in the climate stakes, according to Solutions For Out Climate (SFOC), a Korean non-governmental organization campaigning for climate awareness.
1st January, 2022
For its significant contribution to the development of Abu Dhabi and the UAE, for its leadership in pursuing global partnerships, for its unparalleled investment and divestment activity displayed throughout the year, and, in general, for its contribution to the advancement of the SWF industry, Global SWF believes that Mubadala Investment Company is a worthy recipient of the 2021 Fund of the Year award. We spoke with Ahmed Saeed Al Calily, its Chief Strategy & Risk Officer, about the fund’s performance and ambitions.
31st December, 2021
The conclusion of 2021 has a distinctly African feel in the world of sovereign wealth funds. In recent days, new funds have been proposed for Ethiopia and Egypt’s Suez Canal region, marking another milestone in the continent’s push for state-led investment.