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China’s sovereign wealth fund to reshuffle senior exec posts: report

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Xinhua reports, “China Investment Corporation (CIC) will soon reshuffle its senior managerial posts as the country’s sovereign wealth fund and other top state-owned lenders are gearing up for the initial public offering of Agricultural Bank of China, reported Saturday’s China Daily.

Vice President of Bank of Communications (BankComm) Peng Chun will soon replace Xie Ping as general manager of Central Huijin Investment Ltd., the domestic entity of China’s sovereign wealth fund, the daily cited “people with knowledge of the matter” as saying.

The English-language newspaper said Xie would remain a vice president of China Investment Corporation (CIC), which manages 300 billion U.S. dollar sovereign wealth fund.”

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Emirates NBD Acquires Turkey’s Denizbank in $3.2 Billion Deal with Sberbank

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In a bid to establish itself as one of the region’s leading providers of financial services, Emirates NBD – Dubai’s largest bank – has entered into a deal to acquire a 99.99% stake in Turkey’s DenizBank A.Ş. for a bargain price of US$ 3.2 billion from Russian state-owned lender Sberbank. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Brazilian President Michel Temer Orders Liquidation of Sovereign Wealth Fund

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Brazilian President Michel Temer signed an executive order to shut down the country’s sovereign wealth fund. The money in the sovereign fund will go toward repayment of foreign debt.

The Sovereign Fund of Brazil, also known as Fundo Soberano do Brasil, was formed in 2008.

The formation of the Fundo Soberano do Brasil was authorized by then Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

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CDPQ Boosts Stake in Invenergy Renewables

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Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) boosted its ownership stake in Chicago-based Invenergy Renewables LLC. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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