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Key February Sovereign Wealth Fund and Public Pension Personnel Changes

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The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has appointed Wylie A. Tollette as the pension’s chief operating investment officer (COIO). Tollette starts on March 31, taking over from Janine Guillot who left CalPERS in July 2013. Previously, Tollette was senior vice president for portfolio analysis and investment risk management at Franklin Templeton Investments. He spent more than 19 years at the firm. Tollette is a CFA charterholder and CPA. He has a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Davis and a master’s degree from the University of London.

CalPERS: Dan Bienvenue Appointed Senior Investment Officer for Global Equity

Dan Bienvenue was appointed senior investment officer for global equity. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

Angolan Government Cancels Port Concession, Reviews Others

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Atlantic Ventures SA, which has ties to Isabel dos Santos (daughter to former Angolan president,) lost its concession rights to construct a US$ 1.5 billion port – the Barra do Dande port – near Luanda. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Egyptian Parliament Passes Draft Law on Misr Fund

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Egypt’s state news agency revealed the country is forming a sovereign wealth fund with initial capital of 5 billion Egyptian pounds, with 1 billion Egyptian pounds of that amount being immediately transferred from the Egyptian public treasury. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Capital Constellation Backs Middle Market PE Platform

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Capital Constellation is the investment platform owned by the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC), RPMI Railpen, and Wafra Inc. on behalf of the Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait (PIFSS). [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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