Temasek's 1-year shareholder return turns negative, more uncertainty ahead with Covid-19. What does this tell us about Temasek's ability to withstand the pandemic? Should investors be concerned? - Seedly
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Temasek's 1-year shareholder return turns negative, more uncertainty ahead with Covid-19. What does this tell us about Temasek's ability to withstand the pandemic? Should investors be concerned?

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I'm not too concerned. It's just one year of negative return. I'm sure they have seen worse. It's part and parcel of the market volatility.

You can see what companies they invest in on their website.

  • Financial Services

https://www.temasek.com.sg/en/what-we-do/our-portfolio/financial-services

  • Telecommunications, Media & Technology

https://www.temasek.com.sg/en/what-we-do/our-portfolio/telecommunications-media-technology

  • Consumer & Real Estate

https://www.temasek.com.sg/en/what-we-do/our-portfolio/consumer-real-estate

  • Transportation & Industrials

https://www.temasek.com.sg/en/what-we-do/our-portfolio/transportation-industrials

  • Life Sciences & Agribusiness

https://www.temasek.com.sg/en/what-we-do/our-portfolio/life-sciences-agribusiness

  • Energy & Resources

https://www.temasek.com.sg/en/what-we-do/our-portfolio/energy-resources

However, above is not an exhaustive list. Because they do invest in unicorns. Below are a few I found:

Singapore Temasek aims to lift 'aspiring unicorns'

https://asia.nikkei.com/Editor-s-Picks/Interview/Singapore-Temasek-aims-to-lift-aspiring-unicorns

Indonesia unicorn Tokopedia secures $500m from Temasek

https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/DealStreetAsia/Indonesia-unicorn-Tokopedia-secures-500m-from-Temasek

  • American food delivery service: DoorDash

  • Indian ride-hailing service: Ola

  • China business of co-working space provider: WeWork

  • Indonesia e-commerce company: Tokopedia

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Shaun WQ Lim
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Answered 2w ago

What do you mean by investors?

Individual investors will have no relation to Temasek’s performance.

Temasek has to prop up Singapore’s economy.

It better be able to withstand anything.

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