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China’s CIC to buy 40% of CITIC Capital -paper

According to the Reuters, “China Investment Corp (CIC), the country’s $200 billion sovereign wealth fund, has agreed to buy a 40 percent stake in investment firm CITIC Capital Holdings Ltd, the official China Securities Journal reported on Monday. CIC will buy new shares to be issued by Hong Kong-based CITIC Capital, in which CITIC Pacific and CITIC International Financial Holdings Ltd each hold 50 percent, the newspaper said, citing a letter sent to CITIC Capital investors. It gave no figure for the value of the deal. Both CITIC Pacific and CITIC International are units of CITIC Group, China’s biggest financial conglomerate.”

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Sovereign Funds Commit to Integrating Climate-Related Risks at One Planet Summit

Representatives from a number of sovereign wealth funds who collectively govern over US$ 2 trillion in assets came together at the One Planet Summit at the Élysée Palace in Paris in order to discuss what public asset owners can do to incorporate climate change-related risks and opportunities into investment considerations.

The newly formed committee – called the One Planet Sovereign Wealth Fund Working Group – includes as its founding members the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA), Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), Norges Bank Investment Management (manager of Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global), Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), and the New Zealand Superannuation Fund.

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bcIMC-Backed Hayfin Capital to Buy CLO Specialist Kingsland Capital

London-based Hayfin Capital Management agreed to buyout New York-based Kingsland Capital Management, LLC, a U.S. collateralized loan obligations (CLO) and leverage credit manager. The transaction permits Hayfin Capital an opening to the U.S. CLO market. Hayfin Capital does not currently manage any live CLOs.

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CPPIB Participates in Peruvian PE Restructuring

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is part of an investor group that is helping restructure a number of vehicles that are managed by Peru-based Enfoca, a private equity firm.

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