The South Korean sovereign wealth fund is wielding its voting rights to enhance ESG practices and climate change initiatives.
Sovereign Wealth Funds
With no commodity-based or government surpluses to invest, some are questioning why the Philippines needs a sovereign wealth fund. Its proponents say it will ensure state funds are invested for the best return.
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund recently removed a Korean energy firm from its portfolio due to Myanmar regime affiliations. AsianInvestor takes a look at other Korean companies from which the fund has decided to steer clear for different reasons.
High-quality ESG data is in demand, but frustration and impatience with the investment industry’s lacklustre solutions have nudged many to spearhead their own efforts.
As the search commences for a new chief executive of New Zealand’s Super Fund, CIO Stephen Gilmore explores what potentially could be his next role.
Representatives from some of Canada's largest pension funds appear in front of a parliamentary committee to talk about their China investments; Cbus completes its latest merger; GIC is frontrunner to buy stake in German industrial gas maker; and more.
HKMA Exchange Fund's first-quarter gains soar; KIC considers alternatives investing in Asia; NPS benchmarks $1bn to a bespoke real estate index; Temasek looks at investing in Indian jeweller; and more.
Taking a passive approach to listed investments is no longer sufficient to ensure satisfactory returns, said the Australian sovereign fund's chief.
GIC to invest more than $800 million to acquire logistics facilities in Japan; Korea Post mulls second overseas office; Hong Kong MPF's offset mechanism to end on May 1, 2025; and more.
The New Zealand sovereign fund is boosting impact investing and sharpening its focus on converting buildings to reduce their carbon footprint.
Singapore's state-owned investor was one of the earliest foreign investors in India's healthcare sector. Its most recent hospital deal shows the resilience of the industry's appeal.
Norway's sovereign wealth fund to oppose board chair appointments in Japanese companies without women; Mine Super and TWUSUPER move ahead with merger; Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance move may trigger more global bond sales; and more.