Malaysia’s KWAP aims to increase its overseas investments; Singapore’s GIC will take a majority stake in luxury beach resort group; Korea's KIC posted double-digit returns for the first half of 2022.
Wind farms offer long-term investors an attractive return profile and are already receiving broad-based political support in New Zealand and Australia.
The sovereign fund carrying out the Belt and Road Initiative is expanding its footprint in Central Asia by partnering with Saudi’s leading private water and energy operator, ACWA Power.
Korean Teachers’ Credit Union has signed a second real estate partnership agreement with a Californian counterpart; Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund backs third fund in series focused on Australian logistics assets; the investment firm that manages part of Alibaba co-founder's fortune is retreating from US stocks as it increasingly focuses on private markets.
Today’s volatile, unpredictable and rapidly changing investment landscape has inevitably led to a significant re-pricing of assets in recent months. This is posing big challenges for investors. Among them, ESG investment strategies are in the spotlight. While flows to these funds have grown during bullish markets over the past two to three years, questions are now being asked about how investors can balance returns while still integrating sustainability objectives.
Institutional interest in cryptocurrency is undeniable, but myths around digital assets not being ESG friendly and its utility for money laundering continue to be blown out of proportion.
The head of Indonesia’s sovereign wealth fund has said Hong Kong will be back post-Covid, and the city offers a huge opportunity for Southeast Asia.
Five Australian superannuation products failed to meet the performance benchmark this year, including four that failed for the second time; Singapore's GIC has led Indian space-tech startup series B funding round; Korea's NPS gets new CEO for three-year term.
The CEO of Australia’s Future Fund, Raphael Arndt, has described the organisation's FY22 results as a strong return given the economic environment.
Five years after the sovereign wealth fund announced a nine-year timeline to grow its assets by more than A$67 billion. Despite achieving this goal ahead of schedule, the target has moved.
Managing director Ravi Menon also reiterated its stance on cryptocurrencies’ speculative nature and their risks to retail investors.
Abu Dhabi and Qatar sovereign wealth funds eye Indian education technology firm; Korea's NPS commits capital to Blackstone Credit’s sustainable credit platform; Allianz in talks with Chinese banks to set up a majority-owned asset management venture; and more.