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The Dutch pension fund says it will push for improvements in ESG practices of its portfolio companies in South Korea and Japan with active engagement, including lobbying the government and the media and using its voting rights.
APG ready to confront Asian companies on ESG
Norges Bank Investment Management, GIC and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority are among anchor investors in the initial public offering of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India; Future Fund warns of heightened risks as it reports -1.5% returns for Q1 2022; Five Japanese insurers invest $367.3 million in World Bank sustainable bond; and more.
Weekly investors roundup: NBIM, GIC and ADIA commit to India's Life Insurance Corporation IPO; Future Fund posts 1.5% quarterly loss
Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC takes up 49.9% stake in Wee Hur’s student housing portfolio in Australia; China's Sunshine Insurance reportedly looking to list on HKEX in potentially the largest IPO of the year; New China Insurance issues a warning that its first-quarter profit might decline 70%; and Temasek sends stern warning on corporate governance to portfolio companies; and more
Weekly investors roundup: Singapore's GIC buys Australian student dormitories for $411 million; China's Sunshine Insurance looking at blockbuster lis…
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.
Weekly investor roundup: Singapore's GIC leads $240 million fundraiser for Grafana Labs; Korea's Mutual Aid Fund to issue a $328 million real estate …
GPIF renews CIO term for two years as its ESG head retires; Nicole Bradford joins Australian Retirement Trust as head of sustainable investment from Cbus; Cbus promotes head of investment options as it shifts the function in-house; Former Poba CIO takes up senior advisor role; and more
Weekly roundup of people news, April 8
The chair of the National Council for Social Security Fund of China said the fund must grasp investment opportunities in technology; Australian institutional investors commit $38 billion to UK's green energy transition; Hang Seng Investment Management takes over management of Hong Kong's largest exchange-traded fund from State Street Global Advisors; and more.
Weekly investor roundup: NCSSF of China to boost tech and green investments; Australian investors commit to UK projects
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