About Us

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


Temasek founded


Offices globally


Portfolio value as at 31 March 2017


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 value 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 have full flexibility to invest across different asset classes, geographies, or sectors. Our investment activities are guided by four investment themes and the long term trends they represent:

Transforming Economies

Growing Middle Income Populations

Deepening Comparative Advantages

Emerging Champions


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


Asia ex-Singapore




North America, Europe, Australia & New Zealand


Latin America, Africa, Central Asia &
the Middle East

Our compounded annualised Total Shareholder Return since inception in 1974 is 15% in Singapore dollar terms.

15% Total Shareholder Return since Inception

We have an overall credit rating of AAA/Aaa by rating agencies S&P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service respectively, maintaining that since we were first rated in 2004.

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.


Endowments established since inception 


Foundations serving the evolving needs of our community


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 a family of six Foundations overseeing 18 philanthropic endowments, we have touched 500,000 lives across Asia and Singapore through our community work.

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