ADIA backs NIIF Master Fund

ADIA committed $1 billion to invest in Indian infrastructure.

The $828 billion sovereign wealth fund, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), committing $1 billion to its $6 billion Master Fund.

ADIA is the first investor in the Master Fund and other six local investors, such as HDFC Standard Life Insurance and ICICI Bank, are expected to join ADIA as investors.

The fund will invest in diversified sectors in India, including energy, transportation and water system.

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