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KIA Speaks Up on FY 2016 Returns

The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) announced that recent press saying the fund lost US$ 6 billion for 2016 was untrue. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


ESTIMATE – Sovereign Funds Experienced $16.6 Billion in Net Losses from GFC Bank Bailouts

Was it worth it? For a select group of sovereign funds the consensus answer is clearly “no” from a financial standpoint regarding tens of billions spent on bailing out financial institutions during the global financial crisis (GFC). Many of these institutional investors had incurred losses from these lifeline investments. SWFI estimates that US$ 56.48 billion […]


CIC Officially Opens New York Office

On May 19, 2017, the China Investment Corporation (CIC) officially opened its New York representative office. The office is at 350 Park Avenue. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


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SWFI First Read, May 19, 2017

Like Others, CPPIB Grows Net Assets CPPIB grew net assets to C$ 316.7 billion at March 31, 2017. In addition, the portfolio return generated an investment return of 12.2%. The return was calculated differently compared to the previous fiscal year, as well as the classification of asset classes. In the reported fiscal year, CPPIB conducted […]


Wealth Fund Capital to Invest in Major Moscow Real Estate Development

The former airfield Tushino in the North-West of Moscow is getting capital commitments from a wide swath of institutional investors. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


$124 Billion Pledge for the New Silk Road

On May 14th, 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged US$ 124 billion for his new Silk Road plan, luring more countries and corporations into its geopolitical clout. Also known as the One Belt, One Road program, which was revealed in 2013, the New Silk Road looks to expand beyond the interconnectedness of Asia and Europe. […]


Qatar Investment Authority Trims Shares in Agricultural Bank of China

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) over 2017 has been trimming its equity holdings in the Agricultural Bank of China Ltd. On April 13, 2017, Qatar Holding LLC, the sovereign wealth enterprise (SWE) of the QIA, sold off 30 million H shares. China’s five major listed banks in April demonstrated shrinking interest margins, causing quarterly profits […]


Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s Potential Gambit on U.S. Infrastructure

Institutional investors, including sovereign funds and state pensions, are thirsting for U.S. President Donald Trump to lay out a concise plan for accessing American infrastructure. Countries such as Canada, China, Japan, Qatar and now Saudi Arabia have made it clear publicly and through channels to signal a desire to move institutional capital to fund much-needed […]


Korea Investment Corporation Tops $110 Billion in Assets

The Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) reached US$ 110.8 billion in assets under management at the end of 2016. The Korean wealth fund is reporting an annual return of 4.35% for 2016 versus -3% in 2015 (return calculated in U.S. Dollar). KIC Profile More information to follow.


Macron Wins French Presidential Election

Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron has defeated Marion Anne Perrine (Marine) Le Pen in a bid to become the next President of France. Macron was the former Inspector of Finances for the Inspectorate General of Finances (IGF). He is also a former investment banker at Rothschild & Cie Banque. Macron will become the youngest president in […]


Bharat Heavy Electricals Excluded from Norway SWF List

Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) added a company to its exclusion list. The company added to the exclusion list is Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, an engineering and manufacturing company based in New Delhi. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


Institute Fund Summit 2017 Asia – Singapore Slider 18

His Excellency Ahmad al-Sayed speaks, also ranked on SWFI Public Investor 100 < PREVIOUS 19 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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Ryan He lights up the delegates as the interlocutor for China’s industries < PREVIOUS 13 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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Networking and sharing experiences are hallmark traits at SWFI events. < PREVIOUS 7 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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His Excellency Ahmad al-Sayed, the former Qatar Investment Authority CEO, gives a descriptive presentation on sovereign wealth funds and shares his unique experiences. < PREVIOUS 6 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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