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KIC to Invest 100 Million in IFC Private Equity Fund

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The Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) will invest US$ 100 million in a private equity fund managed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) which is part of the World Bank. The private equity vehicle is called the IFC African, Latin American and Caribbean Fund.

The KIC, along with Dutch-based pension PGGM and a Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund will allocate capital to the fund. It will have a total investment of US$ 1 billion. The fund will target mid-sized companies in emerging markets by taking ownership stakes.

Chinese SAFE Investment Company Sells Off Stake in Ropemaker Place

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Singapore-listed property company Ho Bee Land, acquired a prime office at 25 Ropemaker Place, EC2, located in the City of London, for £650 million. The property went up for sale in December 2017.[ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Norway SWF Adds to Existing Investment in Central London

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On June 15, 2018, Norges Bank Real Estate Management, the manager of Norway Government Pension Fund Global, acquired 25 percent of a long leasehold interest in 30 Warwick Street in central London, in joint venture with The Crown Estate. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Crown Property Bureau Moves Assets to Thailand King Under 2017 Law

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In December 2016, Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn became King of Thailand, succeeding his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej who passed away in October 2016. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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