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KIA Reaffirms UK as a Key Investment Destination

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The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) has long been an institutional investor in the United Kingdom. In fact, the KIA has an office in London and a subsidiary called the Kuwait Investment Office which was established in 1953. Recently, the KIA reaffirmed its commitment to investing in the United Kingdom and plays a significant role in the UK financial sector.

One of the main reasons why the KIA invests in the UK is that the country has had a transparent economic policy over the financial credit crisis compared to the Eurozone. In addition, the KIA sees the UK as a relative safe haven compared to other Westernized nations.[ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

PGGM Executed its Inaugural Cleared Securities Lending Trade

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Service providers are keen on getting more beneficial owners to participate in the cleared securities lending market. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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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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