Singapore's state-owned investment funds make landmark deals in 2022, a survey by Global SWF showed. A more cautious approach in 2023 is indicated.
Public pension funds and sovereign wealth funds are too often seen as political footballs - it's high time their investment professionals were allowed to just do their job.
Volatile markets may have led some institutional investors to rejig their portfolios, but two Southeast Asian sovereign wealth funds said they will stick to their mandate and focus on the long term.
Asian consumer companies received the majority of the total capital deployed by sovereign wealth funds throughout a record-breaking year of direct investments.
The new report by IFSWF and State Street also found strong capital outflows from emerging markets and currencies close to Russia and Ukraine.
Sovereign wealth funds such as Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and Singapore's GIC have been placing more emphasis on private lending, according to two recent reports.
Asian insurers and pension funds are partnering up with logistics experts to strategically invest in logistics real estate across the globe.
Asset owners in China grew their AUM by an average of 27.61% between 2019 and 2020, but insurers grew the most, AsianInvestor’s list of largest asset owners shows.
Chinese assets and illiquid alternatives such as real estate are expected to be focuses for sovereign investors in the coming years, according to Invesco.
The vacancies suggest Singapore's sovereign wealth fund could be looking to increase its exposure in these three areas.
Asia Pacific institutions are among the top-rated funds in the latest survey of governance and sustainability practices. Other regional players are yet to come up to the mark.
Despite the uncertainty posed to investors globally by the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020 was a record year for direct sovereign wealth fund investments. And more could be on the way.