Constructing Fast Growing Sovereign Funds
Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are a unique class of public investment organizations. The majority of SWFs were created to avoid the Dutch Disease, earn higher returns than current reserve management, act as an intergenerational savings vehicle, and/or so on. Reliable sources of capital and a high degree of independence from government are two major factors that can impact how fast a sovereign wealth fund can multiply assets under management.
Reliable Capital Source
It is true that many sovereign funds expect to grow partially from investment returns. Taking out the possibility of continually high risk-adjusted returns, sovereign funds that expand assets under management quickly typically have a reliable source of capital. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]
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