Direct lending partnerships are a neat way for state-owned pools of capital to gain access to new asset classes.
South Korea's $168 billion sovereign wealth fund is planning to allocate as much as a fifth of its portfolio to alternative assets.
As governments tap wealth funds to help plug holes left in finances by the COVID-19 pandemic, one region has been particularly hard hit.
Norges Bank excluded 12 fossil-fuel companies from the country's wealth fund following assessments against its coal and oil criteria.
Norway's central bank governor warned politicians against meddling too much with the country's massive sovereign wealth fund and of overspending its oil wealth.
Government Pension Fund Global has excluded investments in companies distributing cannabis for medicinal purposes.
Think "The Office," but with a $1 trillion problem. That's how Harald Zwart describes his sitcom that takes place at Norway's wealth fund.
Qatar's sovereign wealth fund is quietly expanding its venture capital unit to invest in U.S. startups.
While Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund might be attracting all the hype, business is brisk a little to the east in Abu Dhabi.
Sovereign wealth funds continue to invest predominantly in alternatives, but asset accumulation has slowed down considerably.
When Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund said it wanted companies to curb excessive and opaque top-management pay, it meant business.