Singapore’s GIC Increased Holdings in ICBC

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC) had a 3.03% increase in total assets from December 31, 2015 to March 31, 2016, according to filings. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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CalPERS Buys 10 Percent of Indiana Toll Road Concession

California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) acquired a 10% stake in the Indiana Toll Road Concession Company LLC (ITRCC) from global fund manager IFM Investors, through its IFM Global Infrastructure Fund. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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SWFI First Read, May 4, 2016

Cadillac Fairview to Spend C$ 21 Million in Redevelopment in CF Shops at Don Mills Toronto-based Cadillac Fairview, the real estate investment arm of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP), invested C$ 21 million in CF Shops at Don Mills, an urban outdoor shopping and entertainment destination in Toronto. The funds will be used to upgrade […]

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Argyle Street Management Buys Pool of Investments from Temasek Unit

A unit of Temasek Holdings sold a pool of investments to an entity that is majority-owned by Hong Kong-based Argyle Street Management being funded by cash and shares. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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First West Bank Power Plant to be Constructed

Palestine’s Prime Minister Office has approved a request by the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF) to construct a power plant in the Jenin Industrial Zone, near the Gilboa-Jalame checkpoint, in the West Bank. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Wealth Funds Back Parag Milk Foods Before IPO

Maharashtra-based Parag Milk Foods Pvt. Ltd., a manufacturer and marketer of dairy-based branded foods in India, raised approximately Rs 343 crore from a number of cornerstone investors ahead of its initial share sale. Parag Milk Founds was founded in 1992 and owns Gowardhan, one of India’s largest private dairies. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth […]

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Northern Trust Veteran Krieg Joins UBS

John Krieg, who had an extensive executive career at Northern Trust Asset Management, has joined UBS Asset Management as managing director, head of institutional client relationship management, Americas. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Niraj Thanki of National Bank of Abu Dhabi engaged in a deep discussion during break. < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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FSDEA Chair José Filomeno dos Santos informs sovereign wealth community of updates in Angola. < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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Manraj S. Sekhon of Fullerton Fund Management speaks emerging markets and Asia. < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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SWFI Marketing Vince Berretta tells a funny joke Mark Solomon of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP. < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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David Meredith lays out the landscape of investing in Iran. < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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Bernard Ferran of Euroclear Bank educates the audience on collateral management. < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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Paul Holthus of World Ocean Council and Jacques Demers of AGAWA Partners, have a conversation on ocean investments and opportunities for institutional investors. < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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Andrew Rozanov, the main who coined the name “sovereign wealth fund”, discusses wealth funds. < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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Morris Reid of Mercury LLC debates his point of view on emerging markets and political risk. < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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Economist Fabio Scacciavillani of the Oman Investment Fund asks Al Sayed a detailed question. < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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Ahmad Al Sayed delivers a stunning keynote on sovereign wealth funds (many questions from the audience). Al Sayed discusses the different models of sovereign funds. < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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Former Prime Minister of Mongolia Rinchinnyamyn Amarjargal shares his point of view on the Asian Century. Mongolia is sandwiched between two mega powers, Russia and China. < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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Two sovereign wealth fund intellectual heavyweights – Ahmad Al Sayed and Hasan Jafri < PREVIOUS 1 of 20 NEXT > CONTACT INFORMATION Sponsorship Information Carl Linaburg clinaburg(a)swfinstitute.org General Information events(a)swfinstitute.org Membership Information vberretta(a)swfinstitute.org


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World Ocean Council Looking to Engage Investors

The World Ocean Council, a registered not-for-profit organization, issued a press release on May 1, 2016. World Ocean Council CEO Paul Holthus participated as a panelist at SWFI’s Institute Fund Summit 2016 Asia in Singapore. Link to release The press release states, “In the keynote interview at the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Summit (SWFI) – […]


Should Singapore’s GIC Continue to be Long on UBS?

Zurich-based UBS Group AG had a rough first quarter of 2016, as the bank’s net profit dropped heavily from the same period of last year. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


SWFI First Read, May 3, 2016

CPPIB and OTPP Support Shareholder Proposal on Executive Compensation Structure Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) are supporting a shareholder proposal to increase transparency at Bombardier Inc. Both Canadian pension giants are concerned with the company’s compensation structure and plans to amend its deferred share unit and stock option […]


Norway’s SWF Backs Climate Disclosure at Chevron, Exxon

The massive Norwegian sovereign wealth fund backed three shareholder proposals to modify corporate governance and climate change policies at U.S. oil giant Exxon Mobil. The fund is also backing a shareholder proposal that would force another U.S. oil giant Chevron to publish an annual assessment of climate change impact. Other large investors joining Norway’s SWF […]


Ireland

ISIF Backs Redevelopment of Dublin City University

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) is partnering with the European Investment Bank (EIB) on a deal to support the redevelopment of Dublin City University. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


SWIB Invests in New Orleans Retail Property

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB) is investing in the Big Easy. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


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Major Gulf Sovereign Fund Retools Fund Manager Strategy

The oil crisis (for those who produce oil) has shed some light on the practices of Gulf sovereign investors. Sizable fund redemptions by SWFs occurred in 2015. For example, Northern Trust faced major outflows from several sovereign wealth fund clients, between March 2015 and March 2016. Plain-vanilla mandates are being challenged, can they be effectively […]


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