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See the Keynotes – Institute Fund Summit Asia 2012



October 21-23, 2012, Singapore (Sentosa Island)

The Premier Global Summit for Sovereign Wealth Funds, Central Banks, and other Long-Term Public Investors

5 continents are represented by our current delegates. Learn, network, and participate in an interactive forum.

We propose an information-driven, marketing-free forum where attendees share insights, engage in forward-looking discussions and learn relevant, timely market intelligence. This is an exclusive event for institutional investors, government officials, and C-Level investment executives who want to interact and build relationships. Discussions and presentations are purely educational. Significant emphasis is placed on peer to peer interactions, with sufficient networking time built into each engagement.


  • John Powers, President and Chief Executive Officer, Stanford Management Company (Stanford University)
  • José Filomeno de Sousa dos Santos, Representing Angola’s future sovereign wealth fund
  • Daniel Hume, Partner, Kirby McInerney LLP
  • Fabio Scacciavillani, Chief Economist, Oman Investment Fund
  • Jacques Demers, President and Chief Executive Officer, OMERS Strategic Investments
  • Otto Heinz, Deputy Head of the Financial Law Division, European Central Bank
Delegate by Region Breakout Pct.
Asia 37.7%
EMEA 29.5%
America, Australia, and Other 32.8%

Date: August 26, 2012

Org Type Breakout Pct.
Sovereign Wealth Funds 33%
Public Pensions 10%
Other Government* 14%
Asset Management 35%
Consulting and Others 8%

*Includes Central Banks and Ministries of Finance / Date: August 3, 2012

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Non-Sovereign Attendee | Sovereign Attendee & Public Investors

Institute Fund Summit 2012 is a private event. No press is allowed.

Panelists include: View Agenda

  • Andrew Smith, Chief Investment Officer – Client Solutions Group, Northern Trust Asset Management
  • Sean Glodek, Director, Russian Direct Investment Fund
  • Bastian Wolff, Senior Vice President, Private Real Estate, Partners Group
  • Mark Weisdorf, CEO & Managing Director – Global Real Assets, JP Morgan Asset Management
  • Francis Kwok, Senior Managing Director – Infrastructure, Macquarie
  • Felicity Gates, Global Co-Head and Partner, Citi Infrastructure Investors
  • Gary Gabriel, Managing Director, Wilshire Associates
  • Wang Piau-Voon, Partner, Adams Street Partners
  • Raymond Yang, Co-Founder, WestSummit Capital
  • Edward Jung, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Intellectual Ventures
  • Véronique Ormezzano, Managing Director, Head of Sovereigns, Supras and Central Banks, BNP Paribas
  • Dominic J. Auld, Of Counsel, Labaton Sucharow LLP
  • & more

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Sovereign attendees and public investors are not required to pay a registration fee to attend this event. The Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute has full discretion on who qualifies as a sovereign attendee. In general, sovereign attendees must be employed by a sovereign wealth fund, central bank, ministry of finance, state investment corporation, sovereign wealth enterprise, public pension fund, or governmental pension fund.

GIC Gets Exposure to Exchange Tower through Primewest Vehicle



Singapore’s GIC Private Limited funded a deal through a fund to acquire the Exchange Tower in Perth. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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SWFI First Read, December 13, 2018



Turkey Wealth Fund Could Tap Debt Markets in 2019

Turkiye Varlik Fonu or Turkey Wealth Fund could be issuing a large bond in 2019. The loan would most likely be short term in nature with a maturity of two years and be syndicated.

Rahm Emanuel Suggests Bonds to Help Support Chicago Pensions

The outgoing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel revealed a plan on possibly issuing US$ 10 billion in bonds in funding Chicago’s underfunded pension funds. Chicago’s four pension funds have an average funding ratio of 26%. In March 2016, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled an earlier pension reform law effecting employees and laborers’ pension funds that was signed by then Illinois Governor Pat Quinn that the law was unconstitutional.

SoftBank and Alibaba Back PT Tokopedia

PT Tokopedia is an Indonesian generalist e-commerce site. Tokopedia raised US$ 1.1 billion in an investment round led by the SoftBank Vision Fund and Alibaba Group. Softbank Ventures Korea and other investors participated in the round as well. William Tanuwijaya is the CEO and Co-Founder of Tokopedia.

Tikehau Capital and Total SA Form Low Carbon Fund

Tikehau Capital and Total SA created a private equity fund to focus on supporting the energy transition to cleaner sources of energy. The fund held a €350 million first close and raised money from investors such as Bpifrance and Groupama as anchor investors.

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Italian ANAS and RDIF Invest and Build the Fourth Section of Moscow’s Central Ring Road



The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) inked a deal with ANAS S.p.A. (formerly known as Azienda Nazionale Autonoma delle Strade), the Italian state highway management company, to implement a concession agreement to build and operate the fourth section of the massive Moscow Central Ring Road. The transaction expects to be finalized in the first quarter of 2019. This is the final section of Central Ring Road, which is 96.5 kilometers long. According to the RDIF, “Under the terms of the concession agreement, the cost of construction is 85.4 billion rubles, of which the concessionaire will provide 49.7 billion rubles and private investors will provide 35.7 billion rubles.”

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