A round-up of the top five stories on asset owners and investment themes of the past month.
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The two asset owners noted that rating scores can be inconsistent among various external providers depending on the metrics used. Sometimes, even the rationale behind the ESG ratings can be wrong.
Investment leaders discuss strategies for uncertain markets and the threat of an oncoming recession at the 2022 Milken Institute Asia Summit.
Weekly investors roundup: AustralianSuper and GPIF post losses; GIC partners with Omers on infrastructure
GIC partners with Omers Infrastructure and Wren House to jointly acquire Direct ChassisLink; Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF), the world’s largest, posted its first quarterly loss in two years; AustralianSuper delivered a -2.73% return for the fund’s balanced option for FY2022; and more.
Weekly investors roundup: GIC and APG to acquire major stake in The Student Hotel; Omers to buy Australian mobile tower asset developer Stilmark
Singapore’s GIC teams up with Dutch pension fund APG to acquire a substantial stake in hospitality brand The Student Hotel valued at $2.22 billion; Omers Infrastructure plans to take over Australian mobile tower assets developer Stilmark for undisclosed sum; Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund reported an 18% decline in gross investment income for Q1 2022; and more.
Weekly investors roundup: GIC commits to green hydrogen; Taiwan pension funds start year with losses
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.
Asian investors continue to favour the digital infrastructure sector despite rising prices.
Weekly investors roundup: India’s largest ever IPO by Life Insurance Corp oversubscribed 2.95 times; Saudi Public Investment Fund allows investments …
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
Digital infrastructure and renewables are at the heart of the Canadian pension fund’s Asia strategy — not to mention key sectors for anticipated Asian demand.
There is less than a decade left to act on the climate crisis, and active engagement of high-emitting industries is better than exclusion, according to current and former managers of some of the world’s largest SWFs.
Appealing logistics valuations and strong ESG ratings are pulling investors to Europe.
Australia's second largest superannuation fund cites hedge funds, the lack of diversity in the workforce, and third party reporting as challenges that are holding back ESG progress.