Australian superannuation fund HESTA almost doubles its commitment to sustainability focused private equity investment program; Temasek in funding round for fintech startup focusing on rural India; and more.
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.
Several Australian superannuation funds have completed their mergers; lawmakers have filed a bill seeking to create a Philippine sovereign wealth fund; and more.
The Singaporean investment company plans to relocate staff from other global offices, then hire locally over time at a planned Paris office.
While investors like the Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan and Temasek write off their investments in FTX, the recent downfall of centralised crypto exchanges may actually serve as the purge the industry needs.
Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia and home to tech success stories like GoTo and Bukalapak, but thanks to the market’s size and scale, we are only at the very beginning of its start-up story.
Wealthy Chinese are exploring bigger investments in private assets as they seek shelter from wild swings in public markets, while managers look for revenue streams as institutional investors' interest dwindles; Singapore's GIC and Temasek make new investment forays into India; and more.
Despite a growing sense of caution in the market, venture capital investors remain vested in Southeast Asia as nascent sectors catch the eye of sophisticated investors.
Singapore's Temasek is taking part in a new fund under climate-focused investor founded by Bill Gates; Korea's NPS is looking for a new CIO as the previous' term ends; Canadian CDPQ invests in Japanese developer of renewable energy; and more.
Bonds look relatively more attractive, says KIC CEO; CPP Investments and Ontario Teachers’ Pension has increased their investments into Indian highways; and more.
Hong Kong officials plan roadshow to woo wealthy families in the Middle East and Europe to set up investment offices in the city; Japan's GPIF has hired its second overseas real estate manager; Singapore's GIC extends investments in Australian logistics; and more.
Temasek thinks market valuations have not yet priced in a global economic recession; Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan has announced plans to double its headcount in its Singapore office for Asia expansion; Samsung insurance firms have committed to a $650 million mandate into alternative assets managed by Blackstone; and more.