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Invesco Joins the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

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Invesco has joined the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute as a member. The global Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute membership program is for leading asset managers and service providers engaged in the public investor community. Some of our members include the largest asset managers in the world.

About Invesco
Invesco Ltd. is one of the world’s leading independent global investment management organisations serving retail, institutional and high-net-worth clients around the world. Our sole focus is investment management; with no distractions from competing interests, all our global resources and local commitment are focused on providing clients with the investment expertise and client service they seek.

To achieve our mission of helping investors worldwide build their financial security, Invesco Ltd. draws on the strength of its global resources.

With US$778.7 billion* in assets under management, specialised investment teams with distinct perspectives deliver diversified investment strategies. We offer a wide range of single-country regional and global capabilities across major equity, fixed income and alternative asset classes, delivered through a diverse set of investment vehicles. Our wide range of investment capabilities is designed to support a variety of financial objectives.

Our distinctive combination of independent thought within individual investment centres and collaboration across investment centres combines the reach and resources of a global organisation with the focus and attention of a boutique firm: our investment capabilities are both diverse and specialised; we are global in reach yet local in presence and our processes are disciplined yet can be delivered in customised ways. All of which distinctively positions Invesco Ltd. to keep pace with clients’ evolving investment needs worldwide.

Invesco is dedicated to deepening and broadening its efforts among state-sponsored agencies and has been serving sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and central banks around the world for over 25 years. As well as offering strategies that meet their risk and return objectives, Invesco has been active in the industry in its efforts to understand SWF behaviour and in dispelling popular misconceptions through its public research. We constantly strive to find innovative ways to serve our clients and add value, whether through forming strategic partnerships or by acting as a solution provider in investments and in knowledge transfer programs. SWFs represent a past and future commitment for Invesco as we continue to be passionate about our clients’ success through the pursuit of investment excellence.

* Invesco as at 31 December 2013

Questions: Vince Berretta – vberretta@swfinstitute.org

CDPQ Boosts Stake in Azure Power

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Disclosed on October 17, 2018, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), through CDPQ Infrastructures Asia Pte Ltd., increased its stake in Azure Power Global Limited, a listed Indian solar power producer. CDPQ increased its ownership in Azure Power to 40.3% ownership by a US$ 100 million commitment in a recent capital raise. Post-deal, CDPQ has invested US$ 240 million in Azure Power.

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Invesco Lost a Big SWF Equity Mandate

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Invesco celebrated its landmark acquisition to acquire OppenheimerFunds from MassMutual. Invesco faced some outflows on its active management side of the business. In the third quarter of 2018, Invesco had outflows from two sovereign wealth funds, which totaled approximately US$ 2.5 billion. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Sky News Reveals CPPIB Eyeing Gatwick Airport

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Mark Kleinman of Sky News revealed that the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is seeking to purchase a stake in Gatwick airport. The transaction could be more than £3 billion GBP, as CPPIB seeks to acquire a 42% in the airport from Global Infrastructure Partners. Furthermore, CPPIB would invest more capital into the airport if the deal goes through.

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