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Argentine president oversees deals in Kuwait

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According to the AFP, “Argentine President Cristina Kirchner on Sunday oversaw the signing in Kuwait of seven accords to boost cooperation with the oil-rich emirate at the start of a two-day visit.

Kirchner, on her first trip to the Gulf state, was greeted at the airport by Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah and other leaders, the official KUNA news agency said.  After the two leaders held official talks, the governments of the two countries signed the agreements on boosting cooperation in the fields of investments, agriculture and sports.

The accords cover economic and technical cooperation, a trade deal, two separate accords between Argentina and Kuwait Investment Authority, or the sovereign wealth fund, and Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development.

They also signed accords for cooperation in the fields of health, agriculture and sports.”

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Ping An Good Doctor Lures Big Public Asset Owners

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Ping An Good Doctor, formerly known as Ping An HealthCare and Technology Company, is a Chinese online healthcare platform that is part of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company. This unit is planning to be offered in a Hong Kong initial public offering that could raise as much as 8.8 billion HKD in shares at 50.80 or 54.80 HKD per share.[ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Temasek and Schneider Electric Eye L&T Electrical Unit

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Singapore’s Temasek Holdings and France-based Schneider Electric are in talks to acquire Larsen & Tourbo’s electrical and automation business. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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CalPERS Allocates $1 Billion Internally to a Global ESG Strategy

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In February 2018, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) allocated US$ 1 billion to an internally-managed QSI Global ESG strategy. The internally-managed strategy was developed by New York-based QS Investors, LLC, a subsidiary of Legg Mason. CalPERS entered into a 5-year contract with QS Investors, with a possible spend of over US$ 1 million per annum.

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