Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has created a portfolio analytics group for its fixed income division and hired a senior executive from Prudential Asia’s fund management arm to run it.
Experts say the country's debut sovereign wealth fund needs full investing independence to attract international assets, but this appears unlikely according to current plans.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have struck a $1.25 billion partnership with Asian infrastructure developer Equis that is seen as bold and smart.
The sovereign wealth fund has committed several hundred million dollars to Gaw Capital’s first data centre investment platform, underscoring its appetite to enter new markets in Asia.
How Abu Dhabi’s flagship sovereign wealth fund is increasingly making direct private equity investments – with Asia a key focus – in what is a key trend among big asset owners.
The sovereign wealth fund is ramping up its in-house capabilities, becoming more targeted in its investments and building up exposure in new areas, with China and India a key focus.