Temasek at a Glance

Temasek at a Glance

Temasek is a global investment company headquartered in Singapore. We are a generational investor, seeking to make a difference always with tomorrow in mind.


Temasek founded


offices across 9 countries


Portfolio value as at 31 March 2021


We are committed to our mission to generate sustainable returns beyond our present generation, and are guided by the principles of our Temasek Charter.

Active investor

We deliver sustainable returns over the long term.

Forward looking institution

We act with integrity and are committed to the pursuit of excellence.

Trusted steward

We strive for the advancement of our communities across generations.


We have a long term investment horizon and because we invest off our own balance sheet, we are not constrained by ‘fund life’. As an owner investor, we are mostly invested in equities but do not set limits for geographies, sectors, or asset classes. Our investment activities are guided by four investment themes and the long term trends they represent:

Transforming Economies

Tapping the potential of transforming economies like China, India, South East Asia, Latin America and Africa, through investments in sectors such as financial services, infrastructure and logistics.

Growing Middle Income Populations

Leveraging growing consumer demands through investments in sectors such as telecommunications, media & technology, and consumer & real estate.

Deepening Comparative Advantages

Seeking out economies, businesses and companies with distinctive intellectual property and other competitive advantages.

Emerging Champions

Investing in companies with a strong home base, as well as companies at inflection points, with the potential to be regional or global champions.


Our global portfolio spans a broad spectrum of industries: financial services; telecommunications, media & technology; consumer & real estate; transportation & industrials; as well as life sciences & agri-food.








Europe, Middle East & Africa

Our compounded annualised Total Shareholder Return since inception in 1974 is 14% in Singapore dollar terms.

14% Total Shareholder Return since Inception

We have an overall credit rating of Aaa/AAA by Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s) and S&P Global Ratings (S&P) respectively.

As an institution, we have a stake in the well-being of our wider community. We recognise that environmental, social and governance factors can impact our stakeholders, as well as the long term sustainability of companies and businesses.


Foundation serving the evolving needs of our community


Endowments established since inception 


Lives touched

We believe that growth can take place in a sustainable manner where economic prosperity goes hand in hand with protecting our planet for future generations. We seek to promote a vision of an ‘active Economy, beautiful Society and clean Earth’ (abc World) as part of our commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030.

We believe in sharing our successes with our communities. With Temasek Foundation overseeing 23 non-profit philanthropic endowments, we have touched 1.5 million lives across Asia and Singapore through our community work.

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