Singapore‘s GIC was said to be more aggressive than other state-linked funds in its hunt for long-term yield, with a heavy focus on tech and innovation. Photo: AFP
Singapore‘s GIC was said to be more aggressive than other state-linked funds in its hunt for long-term yield, with a heavy focus on tech and innovation. Photo: AFP

Singapore’s ‘voracious’ GIC tops list of most active state-linked investors, ahead of China and Japan

  • According to a report by Global SWF comparing the activities of 438 state-owned investors, GIC came top, deploying US$17.7 billion into 65 deals
  • Funds including the Hong Kong Monetary Authority largely stayed on the sidelines last year, preferring conservative investment strategies

Topic |   Sovereign wealth fund
Singapore‘s GIC was said to be more aggressive than other state-linked funds in its hunt for long-term yield, with a heavy focus on tech and innovation. Photo: AFP
Singapore‘s GIC was said to be more aggressive than other state-linked funds in its hunt for long-term yield, with a heavy focus on tech and innovation. Photo: AFP
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