Canadian pension fund in partnership to invest in Asian private credit; Superannuation funds continue merger pace; Temasek-owned fund unit raises billions for China-focused strategy; and more.
The asset owner has issued requests for proposals for mandates involving exchange-traded funds (ETFs), bonds, equities, real estate, and other alternative assets. Some were awarded, while winners in others have yet to be announced.
Saudi Arabia's PIF weighs India office; FWD postpones IPO plans again; AustralianSuper inks its largest European infra deal; Temasek inks deep-tech pact with local universities; Aviva sells stake in Singlife; and more.
Former GIC CIO mulls bid for Singapore presidency; China announces regulatory framework for private investment funds; Malaysia's Khazanah ties up with venture capital firm Antler; KIC to open Mumbai office; and more.
The Singapore and Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth funds complete takeover of US industrial and logistics real estate business; Malaysian sovereign wealth fund spearheads green investment platform aiming to attract domestic and overseas investments; Japan's GPIF hires firm to evaluate the fair value of its infrastructure portfolio; and more.
The asset owner is planning a new ETF mandate, and although passive management has won favour, several factors still make active managers relevant.
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
The Korean asset owner has added more than $300 million in real estate assets globally in just a few months, enhancing exposure for alternatives.
The $95 billion Korean savings will set up a separately managed account for real estate debt investment early next year in order to shorten decision-making and help it win deals in a crowded market.
Senior executives at the two state funds outline how they are assessing the challenges of investments in hospitality and office assets in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
The $80 billion fund is targeting US and European infrastructure and property with a focus on debt holdings and mid-cap managers, in line with its increasingly global investment strategy.
Korea's sovereign wealth fund is sharing investing knowledge with public investment peers, even as it seeks to invest money for more of them.