Omar Jahidi was appointed director of investments in the Middle East and North Africa for Saudi Arabia's wealth fund.
Investing in carbon emitters while pledging to be an eco-trailblazer seems hard to reconcile, but it's all part of Temasek's delicate dance.
Temasek reported a $55 billion portfolio gain for its fiscal year ended March 31, with record levels of investment and divestment.
More than one-third of sovereign wealth funds were tapped to support their local economies or plug fiscal deficits in 2020.
Any changes to the Government Pension Fund Global's investment strategy on the basis of climate risk should be made with caution.
KIC's new CEO laid out a road map, which includes a boost of 10 percentage points in alternatives allocations, to drive portfolio growth.
Public Investment Fund made two appointments to its new Middle East and North Africa-focused division as part of its growth strategy.
ADIA is considering changes to its real estate strategy after some of its major holdings suffered during the coronavirus pandemic.
Government Pension Fund Global may be forced to divest some weapons suppliers from its portfolio due to new exclusion requirements.
Libyan Investment Authority launched a strategic project to change the way it prepares consolidated financial statements.
Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund created a Middle East and North Africa investments division by expanding its local investments unit.
A survey of state-owned asset pools found higher returns were likely when utilizing in-house management rather than outsourcing investments.
New Zealand Super tapped its head of portfolio investments to fill the role of general manager — portfolio completion.
Norges removed three companies from the portfolio of Government Pension Fund Global over violations of human rights and international laws.
Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority recorded strong performance in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, with assets up 33.3%.
Direct investments by wealth funds almost doubled to $65.9 billion in 2020, partly due to opportunistic investments related to COVID-19.
Mubadala Investment Co. achieved record income in 2020, largely driven by its public equities portfolio.
The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated investment themes for Africa's sovereign wealth funds.
Government Pension Fund Global returned 4% in the first quarter, bolstered by equities and real estate gains.
Norges Bank Investment Management has revised its strategic plan with a focus on optimizing processes, technology and developing employees.
Mubadala will commit an initial $1.1 billion to U.K. life sciences projects under an agreement with a U.K. government department.
Korea Investment Corp. has opened an office in San Francisco to facilitate its growing investments in technology and startup firms.
China's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund shuffled some leadership roles following a revamp of its investment decision-making committees.
Korea Investment Corp. and Hyundai Heavy Industries plant to invest $885 million in Korean startups and technology companies.
Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Investment Co. is looking for top talent to join a standalone unit it created to focus on ESG goals.