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Norway’s sovereign fund shouldn’t stop at unlisted renewables

Taking its motives at face value, there is no obvious reason for the Government Pension Fund Global not to invest across the wider infra universe.

SWFs follow ‘leaders’ Temasek and GIC in tech investing – report

Sovereign wealth funds are growing exposure to early-stage investments following Singaporean investors GIC and Temasek’s 'enormous push' in the sector.

TA Associates sets sights on largest fund to date

The growth equity firm, a prolific investor in technology, could raise up to $8.5bn for Fund XIII and is upping its investment pacing to $2bn a year.

Alaska Permanent mulls another secondaries sale

The sovereign wealth fund is also exploring options for an in-state private equity programme, as PE continues to be a top performing asset class.

CIC: need for stable returns drives our private investments

China Investment Corporation president and vice-chairman, Tu Guangshao, explains why the sovereign wealth fund is increasing its alternative investments.

Why Future Fund’s senior PE team left to set up an LP-focused shop

Three senior investment professionals from the Australian SWF, including private equity head Steve Byrom, have launched Potentum Partners to help institutional investors access the asset class.

NZ Super names ex-Future Fund chief strategist as CIO

Stephen Gilmore will join the $27bn sovereign wealth fund in late February 2019.

Future Fund: private equity is becoming less attractive

High prices for assets and a lack of differentiation among GP business models is making the asset class less appealing, according to the $106bn SWF's head of PE Steve Byrom.

Alaska reaps reward for going direct

The sovereign wealth fund’s $7.2bn private equity and special opportunities portfolio returned 32.7% for the year ending 30 June.

ADIA steps up Asia directs with KKR hire

Kabir Mathur, head of private equity for India and South-East Asia for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, will play a key role in building the SWF’s direct investing capabilities in the region.

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