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KIC Plans to Open Singapore Office

The Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) plans to open a Singapore office. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


SWFI First Read, June 14, 2017

ADIA Participated in Backing Tejas Networks Before IPO Bangalore-based Tejas Networks Ltd, a telecommunications equipment maker, had its initial public offering (IPO), offering 17.11 million shares. Some anchor investors right before the IPO were the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), private equity firm East Bridge Capital and PremjiInvest. PremjiInvest is the family office of Wipro […]


GIC Likes to Seed Former Employee Hedge Funds

Singapore’s GIC Private Limited has a history of seeding hedge funds of its former investment employees. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


Mapletree Investments Embarks on Second Student Housing Buy from Kayne Anderson Real Estate

Feeding the hunger of investors’ demand for student housing in developed markets, Singapore-based Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd., which is owned by Temasek Holdings, acquired another portfolio of assets from Boca Raton, Florida-based Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


Ascott Residence Trust to Acquire DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York

The Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited, the manager of the Ascott Residence Trust, had entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement to buy the hotel property known as DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York for an aggregate purchase price of US$ 106 million. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. […]


Temasek Appoints SIA Engineering Chair to its Board

On May 29, 2017, Singapore’s Temasek Holdings announced Stephen Lee Ching Yen will join its board of directors effective July 1, 2017. Lee is currently Chairman of SIA Engineering Company Ltd. He is also Chairman of NTUC Income Insurance Cooperative Limited. He was, until recently, Chairman of Singapore Airlines Ltd where he had led its […]


SWFI First Read, May 29, 2017

CIC Appears to be in Front for Logicor Deal Some sources are reporting that the China Investment Corporation (CIC) could be the winning bidder for Logicor, the European logistics business of The Blackstone Group. Other bidders include Global Logistics Properties (GLP) and Temasek Holdings, along with Mapletree Investments. Blackstone hired Eastdil Secured to facilitate the […]


Follow the Money – Episode 37

Here is a short Follow the Money Show episode after a long-hiatus. This podcast was recorded on May 17, 2017. Download the Episode CONTENTS 1:15 GIC Selling Off its UBS Stake 3:30 Norway’s Sovereign Fund Expands Regent Street Partnership 4:50 One-Belt One-Road, Silk Road Fund Gets More Funding Follow the Money Show is available on […]


India deals

Ascendas-Singbridge and Semcorp Industries Awarded Master Development Rights to Amaravati Startup Area

Amaravati is a planned city on the southern banks of the Krishna River – it is also the new capital city of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


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GIC Invests in Capital First Partial Sell-Off

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus, through Cloverdell Investment Ltd., sold its 25% ownership stake in Capital First, a non-banking financial company in India, for roughly Rs 1,768 crore (US$ 275.4 million). [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


GIC Sells 3.4% Stake in Straumann Holding

Singapore’s GIC Private Limited has engaged in another Swiss stock sale. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]


GIC Unloads 2.4% of its UBS Stake

Update May 16, 2017, Lim Chow Kiat, Chief Executive Officer of GIC, “GIC made the UBS sale despite the loss because conditions have changed fundamentally since GIC invested in UBS in February 2008, as have UBS’ strategy and business. It makes sense now for GIC to reduce its ownership of UBS and to redeploy these […]


Sovereign Funds Ramp Up Healthcare Investments

With the United States experiencing an economic recovery, the healthcare industry is expected to prosper as it remains a significant proportion of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). Sovereign investors are increasing positions in health-related industries such as pharmaceuticals, genome analysis and diagnostic technologies, while large Canadian pension plans have been investing in specialty healthcare […]


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