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Institute Fund Summit Europe 2015
Responsible Investment
26-27 October 2015
Hotel Okura, Amsterdam
www.ifsummiteuro.com

6 continents are represented by our current delegates. Learn, network and participate in an interactive forum. As of July 2015, over US$ 4 trillion of capital represented is registered to attend.

This VIP forum is an information-driven, marketing-free forum where delegates 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.

Some key panel topics

The Euro Area: What Challenges Lie Ahead?
What are some of the imbalances that remain in Europe? Explore some of the measures that have proven to be fruitful for economic growth. What should European investors consider when it comes to the environment and responsible investment?

Displacement of Fossil Fuels: Decarbonizing Investment Portfolios
With the potential threat of climate change concerning a number of institutional investors, what are some efforts being taken to lower investment exposure towards carbon?

On Thin Ice: Navigating Regulations and Risks
This panel will discuss the complexities of investing in different regimes, pending regulations and the rules that impact asset owners and managers.

Altitude Infrastructure Gets Financing on Haute-Garonne Network Project

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Altitude Infrastructure SAS inked a 25-year concession agreement and closed a debt financing package for the deployment and maintenance of an ultra-high-speed broadband network in Haute-Garonne. Haute-Garonne is a department in the south of France.[ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Guggenheim Partners Agrees to Acquire Millstein & Co.

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On July 11, 2018, Guggenheim Partners inked a deal to acquire New York-based Millstein & Co., L.P., an advisory firm formed by Jim Millstein. Millstein will become co-Chairman of Guggenheim’s securities business. Millstein & Co. will become part of Guggenheim Securities, the investment banking division of the company. Ronen Bojmel will lead the combined Guggenheim restructuring team.

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GIC Holds Steady, Maintains Cautious Investment Stance

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Singapore’s GIC Private Limited returned a 5-year return of 6.6% ended March 31, 2018. At March 2018, GIC had increased cash and nominal bonds up 2% to 37% of the total portfolio, while lowering exposure to developed market equities from 27% to 23%.

GIC CEO Lim Chow Kiat commented in his annual letter in the FY 2017-2018 report that, “In view of the high asset valuations, the increased risk of monetary policy tightening across different jurisdictions and the elevated uncertainty, we maintain a cautious investment stance. Nevertheless, we remain ready to take advantage of potential dislocations. The jump in market volatility experienced in early 2018 offered an indication of potentially bigger market turbulence and opportunities in the future.”

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