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AIMCo Injects Money into Brazilian Water and Sewage Company

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Iguá Saneamento S.A. is a Brazilian water and sewage services company with operations in 18 locations in five Brazilian States. On July 30th, Iguá Saneamento raised 400 million BRL (US$ 107.7 million) from the Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo). Private equity firm IG4 Capital Investimentos (through RKP BRL Investments I LLC) is managing the investment for AIMCo. AIMCo invested in the company through a holding unit called PIP6 Agua LP.

Fundo de Investimento em Participacoes Igua (FIP Iguá) owns 84.2% of Iguá Saneamento, while BNDES Participações S.A. (part of the Brazilian Development Bank) owns 15.8% of it. Technically, AIMCo is investing into FIP Iguá. IG4 Capital established FIP Iguá to manage Iguá Saneamento S.A., formerly CAB Ambiental. IG4 Capital will continue to be the controlling shareholder of FIP Iguá.

Norway GPFG Would Prioritize Value in Tesla Stake

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Sovereign wealth fund giant Norway Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) is an investor in Tesla, holding a 0.48% stake at the end of 2017. GPFG owns roughly 1.4% of all globally listed company shares, minus stocks from its exclusion pool. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Anbang Insurance Set to Sell its US Luxury Portfolio

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Distressed Beijing-based holding company Anbang Insurance Group is set to sell its U.S. luxury hotel properties, which were purchased for US$ 5.5 billion from the Blackstone Group in 2016. This is a move to raise quick cash, following the firm’s seizure at the hands of the Chinese government six months ago. Bids had already been ongoing for selected properties, including the famed Essex House Hotel, overlooking Manhattan’s Central Park. The portfolio of hotels is strategically placed in geographically diverse regions, including Miami and Chicago. Anbang is looking to cash in on the properties quickly, as its properties in China are already being liquidated. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Norway GPFG Returns 1.8% for Second Quarter of 2018

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Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) returned 1.8% for the second quarter of 2018. Listed equity investments generated a 2.7% return for the period, while fixed income returned 0%. Unlisted real estate investments posted a 1.9% return for the second quarter. In addition, the Norwegian krone depreciated against the U.S. dollar during the quarter. Furthermore, 2 billion NOK was withdrawn from the fund.

“North American and European stocks had a positive development in the quarter despite the prospect of increased trade barriers. This made a positive contribution to the fund’s return,” says Trond Grande, Deputy CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management, according to the press release.

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