18th November, 2022
The collapse of crypto group FTX is sending ripples across the financial sector and has impacted most on Singapore’s state-owned investor Temasek, raising questions around due diligence and regulation.
16th November, 2022
In its first investment in the US, Abu Dhabi’s ADQ has taken a major stake in private equity firm Vistria Capital, following a growing trend among sovereign wealth funds buying equity in General Partnerships.
15th November, 2022
BlackRock continues to forge relationships with the sovereign investor universe with this week witnessing an agreement with Saudi Arabia’s US$620 billion Public Investment Fund (PIF) to pursue joint investment opportunities in the Kingdom’s infrastructure sector.
14th November, 2022
The Indonesia Investment Authority (INA) has teamed up with Chinese investors to boost the country’s EV value chain as Southeast Asia’s most populous country presses ahead with a green automotive revolution.
11th November, 2022
The China Investment Corporation's (CIC) annual report released today showed the fund had notched up a record AUM of US$1.35 trillion at end-2021 with its foreign portfolio reporting a return of 14.3% - and signs are that this year it has surpassed Norway’s NBIM to become the world’s biggest ever sovereign wealth fund.
10th November, 2022
One of Canada’s biggest public pension funds, Québec’s CDPQ, is set to see an increase in its Asia property exposure as its real estate arm Ivanhoé Cambridge looks to expand its investments in the region’s logistics, residential, life science and mixed use sectors.
9th November, 2022
The FIFA World Cup is putting Qatar on the map, but other Gulf states are looking to ramp up investments in football in the bid to capitalize on growth in the sport.
8th November, 2022
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund (PIF), is emerging as a leading financier of electric vehicles with the launch of its own indigenous brand, Ceer, in a joint venture with and Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Company (Foxconn).
7th November, 2022
Japan’s goliath US$1.34 trillion pension fund, the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), has racked up an impressive performance in the face of major challenges, with a return for Q1-Q3 of the current calendar year of -3.8% - thanks to yen depreciation, a high allocation to fixed income and the Tosho’s relatively benign performance.
4th November, 2022
The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is undeterred by the plummeting value of its stockholding in Credit Suisse Group and is preparing to invest in a share sale alongside the Saudi National Bank, according to the Financial Times.
3rd November, 2022
GIC has stumped up US$480 million in capital for yet another joint investment platform in real estate with ESR, cementing the ties between the Singaporean sovereign wealth fund and the Hong Kong-listed Asian real estate manager.
2nd November, 2022
The Red Sea continues to draw billions of dollars of investment from sovereign wealth funds, which are keen to capitalize on the resources and strategic position it occupies in global trade.