Malaysia’s KWAP invests $21M in Bateriku, Lapasar, Vynn Capital and Antler

Malaysia's pension fund Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) [KWAP] has on Friday announced the first batch of investments made under its Dana Perintis strategy. The investments, which amount to MYR 100 million ($21 million), comprise two direct investments in Malaysian startups and two venture capital fund commitments.

DBS provides KWAP green loan to expand sustainability footprint in Australia

Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) has provided an AUD 207 million ($137 million) green loan to Malaysia's largest pension fund Retirement Fund (Incorporated) (KWAP) to refinance a Grade A green office tower in Australia.

Malaysia’s PNB, EPF, KWAP co-invest in high-tech industrial asset Kulim II for $420M

Malaysian funds Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), and Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP) have signed a sale and leaseback transaction agreement valued at MYR2 billion ($420 million) with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned domestic subsidiary of Austria-based intelligent sensors and emitters…

Malaysian pension fund KWAP launches $107M to boost Malaysia’s venture and startup ecosystem

Malaysia's pension fund Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) [KWAP] has on Thursday announced the launch of Dana Perintis, aimed at injecting vitality into Malaysia's venture and startup ecosystem. With a commitment to invest up to MYR 500 million ($106.6 million) over the next 18 to 24 months, KWAP is set to empower early-stage companies, drive…

500 Global closes $143M across early-stage & growth vehicles for Southeast Asia; ropes in Khazanah, KWAP & EPF as LPs

Limited partners (LPs) across its early-stage and growth investment vehicles include a sovereign wealth fund, public and private pension funds like Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) [KWAP], and Employees Provident Fund (EPF).