10th March, 2021
PIF, Temasek and Mubadala have tapped debt markets to drive their varied growth strategies, whether boosting domestic home ownership or enabling private equity investment. The deals comes amid a slew of bonds by issuers tapping global debt markets at cheap rates as investors utilize high global liquidity in the high for higher-yielding assets.
9th March, 2021
Zafer Sönmez, the CEO of the Turkey Wealth Fund, was abruptly replaced today, 3.5 years after he took office.
8th March, 2021
Canadian public pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has partnered with Dubai’s DP World to back a container port and logistics park in East Java.
5th March, 2021
The China Investment Corporation could soon overtake GPFG as the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund after a roaring performance in international and domestic returns that beat the gloom of the pandemic. Global SWF estimates AUM is now over US$1.2 trillion, putting it neck and neck with Norway’s US$1.3 trillion fund.
4th March, 2021
Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah suffered a financial blow from the pandemic in 2020, according to its latest financial report, but ongoing restructuring has ensured it remains profitable and debt is being steadily cut even as dividends to the government grow.
3rd March, 2021
Canadian public pension fund Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec (CDPQ) has forged a 50:50 joint venture with Telefonica to forge a new Brazilian fribre option company.
2nd March, 2021
In common with other oil-producing Gulf states, Bahrain is facing a financial crunch with a forecast deficit of BHD1.2 billion (US$3.2 billion) this year, following a 5.4% slump in GDP last year.
1st March, 2021
During the second half of 2020, FAP suffered the first two withdrawals in its short history, for US$ 105 million, i.e., an 8% of its AuM, to help support Panama’s recovery. At the same time, the fund managed to record its second highest return, to start investing in private capital, and to become a signatory member of the UN’s PRI. We had the pleasure to catch up with Mr. Abdiel Santiago, its CEO & CIO, who has led FAP for the past 7 years and is highly respected in the international investor community.
27th February, 2021
Mubadala’s green investment arm, Masdar, is pushing into frontier markets in the Commonwealth of Independent States to establish clean energy production.
26th February, 2021
NBIM released its 2020 annual reports today, attracting a lot of attention from the citizenry and commentators from around the world.
24th February, 2021
The City of London Corporation’s approval of a 38-storey development at 2 Finsbury Avenue, planned by Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and British Land, suggests SOI interest in the London real estate market could be reviving.
23rd February, 2021
The China Investment Corporation (CIC) and the Silk Road Fund are among a range of investors bidding for a US$10 billion stake in Saudi Aramco’s oil pipelines.