Friday SWFI News Roundup, April 25, 2014

Korea Investment Corporation Considers Beijing Office

The Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) is considering opening up a Beijing office, joining other sovereign wealth funds like the Kuwait Investment Authority, Qatar Investment Authority and GIC Private Limited. The sovereign wealth fund has a US$ 400 million quota under China’s QFII program.

Temasek Holdings’ Offer for Olam is Unconditional

Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, through its sovereign wealth enterprise, Breeden Investments, has made its offer to buy Olam fully unconditional. In March, Breedens offered to acquire the remaining shares of Olam at S$ 2.23 per share.

On April 24, Temasek and its investor group control 57.4% of the total issued share capital of Olam. In addition, Breedens received all necessary regulatory approvals for the Olam transaction.

Yatra.com Gets Funding from Vertex Venture and Other VCs

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