FWD group eyes stake sale after delaying IPO plans yet again; Ajlan & Bros Holding Group to forge deals with listed Chinese firms; Japan's Chikyoren hires managers for equity mandates; Temasek invests in agri-food strategy; and more.
The Abu Dhabi-based fund eyes doubling Asia exposure; EPF gets new chief; Dutch pension giant closes China office; Future Fund posts 8% gain for 2023; HKMA Exchange Fund posts 5.2% annual investment gain; and more.
Global sovereign wealth funds cut back on investments in 2023, but there was a shift in sentiment towards emerging markets as highlighted by Global SWF in its annual report, issued on new year's day.
Emerging markets present a $330 billion opportunity per year in green investments, a recent report noted, and highlighted four sectors ripe for private capital deployment.
Singapore's sovereign wealth fund adds to logistics portfolio; PIF is anchor investor in Saudi Arabia ETF on HKEX; Temasek, MAS, IFC team up for green investments; Prudential's asset management arm in Korea up for sale; and more.
The Temasek unit believes nature-based solutions are a critical lever in becoming carbon-neutral and focuses on companies and projects that are looking to scale up globally.
Despite the magnitude of agri-food emissions in Asia, decarbonisation in the sector receives much less consideration and investment than in other sectors, according to a new report co-written by Temasek.
GIC in tie-up to develop green ammonia in India; Teachers' Pension hires CIO from SK Securities; Ontario Teachers' clears competition hurdle to acquire stake in India's BusyBees Logistics; Temasek leads funding round for Indian spacetech firm; and more.
China considers new fund for shoring up equity markets; Top US pension fund invests in Asia-focused private equity funds in first half; Singapore investigates family offices' role in money laundering case; INA bolsters Indonesia's healthcare capabilities; and more.
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.
Singapore's MAS lists domestic systemically important insurers; Qantas Super explores merger options; CIC chairman sees need for greater sustainability certainty; KWAP to invest in Malaysia's startup ecosystem; and more.
Singapore's state investor Temasek is ramping up its decarbonisation efforts for sectors in its portfolio with a traditionally larger carbon footprint.