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Korea’s NPS Opens up London Office

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Setting up regional offices is paramount for long-term public investors who invest internationally, as on-the-ground presence is crucial for accessing important investments and local managers. The $320 billion National Pension Service of Korea opened up an office in London. South Korea’s largest public pension fund is expanding its reach in Europe. Earlier, the Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) opened an office in London as well.

The United Kingdom’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said in a statement, “the investment this brings will be a considerable boost for British jobs, investment for UK infrastructure projects, and growth for manufacturing.”

He believes it was a “vote of confidence” in the United Kingdom.

Increasingly, more public investors and sovereign wealth funds are choosing London as their European base of operations for investments.

Blackstone Defeated on Investa Office Fund Bid

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The Blackstone Group threw in the towel on a bid to take over the Investa Office Fund, a vehicle that owns prized Australian office properties. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Temasek’s Bond Expected to Lure Retail Investors

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Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, through its subsidiary Temasek Financial (IV) Private Limited, is planning a 5-year bond that aims to yield 2.7% for retail investors. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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QIA Becomes the Largest Shareholder in Colonial

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The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) became the biggest shareholder of Inmobiliaria Colonial, SOCIMI, S.A. (Colonial), a Spanish listed real estate company. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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