India’s Life Insurance Corp initial offering was oversubscribed 2.95 times, with participation from Norges Bank Investment Management, GIC, ADIA, and domestic funds; the Saudi Public Investment Fund will allow investments in Israeli companies for the first time with a $2 billion commitment in private-equity firm Affinity Partners; Hong Kong's Exchange Fund posts $7 billion quarterly loss; and more
From allocating capital to ESG portfolios to supporting businesses in transition, institutional investors have the power to move the needle in the global quest for a decarbonised economy.
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.
Join this invitation-only event to explore the alternative sectors, strategies and assets that can offer effective ways for managing family office portfolios.
Also called orange bonds, this relatively new class of sustainable financing aims to remove gender bias and improve women’s equality and living standards in developing countries.
Investors worldwide are looking to cut their exposure to Russia and reallocate funds to other markets. We ask experts for their views on the implications for allocation changes.
Asian families are well-placed to ensure their portfolios have purpose. Anecdotal evidence suggests these investors are at the forefront of the impact investing trend, accelerating their allocations to deploy more capital to assets that create social and other sustainable benefits, while also generating positive returns.
A Global SWF report reveals how SOIs are tailoring their portfolios around Covid-19 to find alpha in venture capital and real estate.
Following the success of our dedicated event for SFOs and MFOs in September, the AsianInvestor is bringing back the next get-together in our AsianInvestor Family Office series – on digital assets. This new virtual event is target to bring together like-minded investment executives exclusively from SFOs and MFOs.
With flexible mandates and a patient approach to capital, family offices are increasingly focused on the value-add that digital assets can offer. As a store of wealth, an effective diversifier and a potential source of alpha, cryptocurrencies and similar instruments are gaining traction. In today’s landscape, in particular, these assets can mitigate risks from higher inflation, prolonged low rates and other macro dynamics. To capture such benefits, it is essential for family off…
Understanding the long-term impact of sweeping structural shifts in societies, economies and the physical environment has never been more important for SWFs and government funds. The ever-larger size and scope of their portfolios demands a constant reexamination of their capabilities, resources and strategies. But against a backdrop of economic uncertainties, geopolitical tensions, new technologies and evolving investment themes – coupled with an ongoing desire for higher yields, …
Planning portfolios and asset allocation in the current environment is increasingly challenging. But with sweeping transformations to societies and economies globally, investors’ focus has shifted from traditional sectors to themes likely to shape tomorrow’s world. As investors try to identify winning strategies for 2022, and beyond, passive instruments that offer exposure to emerging technologies are seeing strong inflows. From AI, machine learning and robotics, to 5G, intelligen…