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Friday SWFI News Roundup, May 27, 2016

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Qatari Government Hits Capital Markets for US$ 9 Billion

Earlier this week, the Qatari government sold US$ 9 billion worth of Eurobonds, consisting of three maturities. Qatar is the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

3 Maturities

    5-Year, US$ 3.5 billion, 120 basis points over U.S. Treasuries
    10-Year, US$ 3.5 billion, 150 basis points over U.S. Treasuries
    30-Year, US$ 2 billion, 210 basis points over U.S. Treasuries

HSBC Holdings, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mitsubishi UFJ and QNB Capital LLC were the coordinators on the sale.

Ohio PERS Gets Taste of CalPERS Old Real Estate

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CPPIB Tries Out CLO Equity Tranche Investing with Sound Point Capital

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Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, CPPIB Credit Investments Inc. (CPPIB Credit), is broadening its portfolio through new investments in equity tranches of collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) alongside experienced CLO asset managers. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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CalPERS Names Yu Ben Meng as Chief Investment Officer

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The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) announced that Yu Ben Meng has been selected as the pension fund’s new chief investment officer (CIO). [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Ontario Nonprofit Network Awards Mandate to OPTrust

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The Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN), a nonprofit network for the 58,000 nonprofits in Ontario, selected OPTrust to manage defined benefit assets. ONN selected OPTrust Select, the new defined benefit solution from OPTrust. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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