Singapore's GIC has taken part in an equity syndication program to finance the world's largest green hydrogen platform in the world; Taiwan pension funds reported investment losses in the first four months of 2022; AIA Singapore has teamed up with Franklin Templeton to launch a shariah global diversified fund for Muslim investors.
Indonesia's new sovereign wealth fund to invest $2.72 billion in toll roads; Singapore's MAS tightens tax criteria for family offices; Harvard University's endowment among risk-averse US institutional investors looking to reduce commitments in China; and more.
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC is leading a $240 million Series D funding round for open source technology company Grafana Labs; South Korea’s Yellow Umbrella Mutual Aid Fund is seeking managers for a $328 million real estate mandate; Hong Kong's Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) posted HK$76.2 billion loss in the first quarter of 2022, and more.
CPP Investments and Pacific AM commit $170 million to Korean data centre; GIC and NorthWest Australia invest an additional $2.4 billion to healthcare projects; the world's largest sovereign wealth fund voted in favour of Toshiba soliciting buyout from PE firms; Chinese vice-premier commits to supporting the market; and more
A Global SWF report reveals how SOIs are tailoring their portfolios around Covid-19 to find alpha in venture capital and real estate.
Members of German market information provider, DMSA Deutsche Markt Screening Agentur say Evergrande has defaulted; Analysts are split over whether the market is approaching stagflation or pointing to a healthy recovery; Low hedge fund returns and high management fees have seen pension fund allocations fall but CPPIB is keeping the faith; and more.
While the average hedge fund asset allocation by public pension funds has been on the decline due to concerns with low performance and high fees, interest from Canada’s largest pension fund remains strong.
Korea's Poba CIO to leave after six years in office; CPPIB names chief sustainability officer; Allianz announces new Apac CEO as Solmaz Altin leaves firm; Barings promotes international head; Simon England-Brammer relocates from Hong Kong to London to take on new Emea and Asia Pacific role at Nuveen; HSBC AM appoints Apac and HK CEO from Fidelity; and more
Leading LPs and GPs are collaborating to pool information in a bid to standardise ESG data reporting with the aim of bringing transparency to sustainable investing within the private equity industry.
The country's retirement funds, and especially CPPIB, are showing keen interest in the sector as they intensify their search for returns outside of North America.
Senior executives at the Taiwan financial group and Canadian pension fund believe that companies have to make an ESG transition, and may not have a choice in a few years.
NPS launches programme for 54 asset management positions; CPPIB to acquire an additional stake in an Indian infrastructure investment trust for $136m; Cadillac Fairview injects $400m into Apac-focused fund; Chikyoren hires Nomura, Tokio Marine for alternative mandates; GIC extends JV with UK student accommodation group and more.